Legal

MedEsthetics July/August 2019

One thing I love about the medspa industry is that medspa owners and providers continue to innovate in their marketing, branding and businesses. This is also one reason it’s difficult to keep...

MedEsthetics Jan/Feb 2019

Informed consent—the idea that patients have the right to make their own decisions about their medical treatments—first appeared in court rulings in the early 20th century. It was codified into...

Regulations on physician gift giving and receipt

Giving and receiving gifts is a normal occurrence in most people’s personal and professional lives. Yet, physicians are restricted from most forms of gift giving and receiving under both state and...

MedEsthetics October 2018 Legal Issues

new California law, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), may affect how you do business—even if your facility is not based in California. The law, which raced through the state...

MedEsthetics September 2018

The medspa industry has seen explosive growth over the past decade, thanks to increased public awareness of the many more affordable and effective medical aesthetic treatments now available. This...

MedEsthetics July/August 2018 Legal Issues

It is not uncommon for an employee to leave a company and join a competitor’s business or launch their own shop in the same community. As a practice owner in the highly competitive arena of...