FTC ISSUES RED FLAG FAQ'S -- Extends Deadline AGAIN
:Jul 30, 2009
The Red Flags Rule requires many businesses and organizations to implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program to detect the warning signs – or “red flags” – of identity theft in their day-to-day operations. The staff of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has heard from companies across the country that are developing Programs. Their questions – and the FTC’s answers – may help you develop a Program for your business.
Nine People Vist ED Almost 2700 Times
:Apr 3, 2009
The story of 9 patients who have visited Austin, TX
emergency departments more almost 2700 times in the past 6
years at a cost of approximately $3 million is the latest
crisis in the media, with the tone of the same shock and
surprise as the AIG Bonus furor.
Report From Iraq
:Dec 4, 2006
Driving down the road the other day we had some rounds whizz by us. We went to their point of origin, a couple houses down the road, and started to clear the houses. Four guys took off running through the elephant grass. Because of the Rules of Engagement, we can't just shoot them in the back even though we know they are guilty. We have to catch them in the act of showing hostile intent. We tried chasing them down, and I'm fairly athletic, but with over 100 lbs. of gear on, even the fattest slowest Iraqi is going to beat you in a race through elephant grass.
Use of the Urgent Care Next Door
:Oct 27, 2006
Topic 1: Question from the field -- Use of Urgent Care
Topic 2: Testing new format
Topic 3: Coming soon -- FAQ feature
EMTALA and Helicopters -- Where Does It Say That?
:Sep 14, 2006
I am constantly getting questions from folks about whether an ambulance meeting a helicopter on their helipad triggers EMTALA -- and when I tell them the answer, their response is "where does it say that?"
Houston Hospitals Tempt EMTALA Fate
:Aug 11, 2006
Houston's Ben Taub and LBJ county run hospitals have gone
to a program this month to channel patients out of the ED's to reduce ED over-crowding and shift patients to primary care cl incs according to the Houston Chronicle.