Showing 4 posts from March 2013.
Astra Zeneca Job Losses and Closings: The Impact on Delaware’s Healthcare Industry
As reported by the News Journal, Astra Zeneca is pulling over 1,000 jobs out of Delaware and demolishing its labs on Route 202. Here is a quick hit from the Morris James Healthcare Industry Team on the issues this raises for Delaware’s healthcare industry. Intellectual Property: "Astra Zeneca's business decision demonstrates the impact of federal patent law at the local level. Expiration of many of Astra Zeneca's current drug patents and fewer new drugs in the pipeline that are patent eligible is likely a driver in the business thinking here." Kenneth L. Dorsney, Esq. Intellectual Property More ›Share
Creating Valid Post-Employment Restrictions for Physicians in Delaware: Yes You Can!
Now You Know How That Care Got So Affordable - A New Round of PPACA Taxes Began on January 1, 2013 (Part 1)More › Share
Delaware Now Requires Nursing Home Emergency Plans
Hurricane Irene blew more than wind and rain into Delaware in 2011. Nursing homes and similar facilities now must have an “all hazards” plan as well as two staff members with FEMA training. We wrote to suggest the “sheltering in place” part of each facility plan include a fully stocked bar, an amenity one of our attorneys enjoyed when stranded on Little Palm Island in a thatched hut during a category 2 hurricane, but that revision did not make it into the final rule. Compliance deadline: contemporaneous with annual renewal for licenses and license applications. 16 DE Admin. Code 3201.
All Delaware Regulations Issued March 2013
Author: The Morris James Health Care Industry TeamShare