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Tuesday, December 2, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
New OSHA reporting requirements go into effect 1/1/15 »
The US Department of Labor has issued updates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule on Reporting Fatalities and Severe Injuries/Ill...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical spas often lack proper doctor oversight »
Once a world of facials and massage, spas are tacking the word "medical" to their name and pitching invasive services, oft...
Sunday, November 9, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
ISAPS Issues Warnings to Patients Regarding Unlicensed Practitioners and Medical Tourism »
The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) has issued a warning to all individuals seeking less expens...
Thursday, November 6, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nearly 60% of Women Would Rather Have a More Youthful-looking Face than Youthful-looking Body »
According to the results of a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of Allergan, Inc., nearly 60% of w...
Wednesday, November 5, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Syneron Candela Announces FDA Clearance of PicoWay Picosecond Laser for Tattoo Removal »
The Dual Wavelength PicoWay® Laser will be launched immediately in the US and featured at The American Society of Derm...
Thursday, October 16, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Warns Five Firms To Stop Compounding Topical Anesthetic Creams »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning five firms, Triangle Compounding Pharmacy, University Pharmacy, Custom...
Tuesday, August 12, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Warns Of Danger From Injectable Filler »
Lumps, nodules, discoloration, swelling and bruising are just some of the side effects possible with a newly popular injec...
Monday, March 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to be a Medical Director at a Medical Spa? Beware »
By Renee E. Coover, JD As medical spas continue to increase in popularity across the country, more physicians are wan...
Wednesday, March 26, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
California Medical Board Cracking Down on Med Spas »
The American Med Spa Association Offers Insights into Expanded California Medical Board Enforcement Focus on Med Spas...
Monday, March 10, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
10 strategies for compliance when working with a medical spa »
Recently, our very own Renee E. Coover, Associate General Counsel for AmSpa, was quoted in an article entitled, "10 stra...
Friday, February 28, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Insurance Risks Impacting Medical Directorship »
By David Shaffer In follow-up to the American Medical Spa Association’s (AmSpa) article, "Want to be a Medical Direct...
Friday, January 31, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to be a Medical Director at a Medical Spa? Beware »
By Renee E. Coover, JD As medical spas continue to increase in popularity across the country, more physicians are wan...
Tuesday, November 26, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dentists grinding their teeth to get into the medical spa arena … but is it legal? »
By Renee Elise Coover, JD (Note: See an updated article on this topic here .) The medical spa industry i...
Monday, November 25, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wisconsin takes center stage »
Happy Turkey Day! There’s so much to be thankful for here at AmSpa, especially for all of our Badgers who’ve signed up f...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Free Lunch N' Learn Webinar »
FREE LUNCH N’ LEARN WEBINAR Attorney Jeff Cohen, of AmSpa’s southern partner The Florida Healthcare Law Firm,  will...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Patient Injuries and Lawsuits Involving Medical Lasers Are Increasing »
Patient Injuries and Lawsuits Involving Medical Lasers Are Increasing. Is Your Practice Compliant with Safety Regulations?...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Johnson & Johnson May Soon Cause Frown Lines at Allergen... »
According to a Reuters report, Johnson & Johnson may be giving Allergan a run for its money. J&J is seeking approv...
Monday, March 25, 2013
Anti-Agers Flock to Med Spas »
The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reports that the med spa industry has nearly tripled nationwide since 2007 and it is expected...
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Facebook Postings Showing Misuse of FMLA Leave Can Form Sufficient Basis for Termination of Employee »
According to a Federal District Court in Michigan, a hospital that recently fired a nurse/employee while she was on medica...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Celebrity Doctor Issues Warning About Potential Med-Spa Dangers »
Dr. Simon Ourian, Medical Director of Epione Beverly Hills, recommends that patients be fully informed before undergoing a...
Monday, February 4, 2013
Aesthetic Laser Med Spa Market Grows »
Aesthetic laser medical spa market to reach $2B in 2013 with 18% growth … Read full article here .
Monday, February 4, 2013
Number of Med Spas Up, Tensions Down »
Number of med spas up, tension levels down … Read the full article here .
Thursday, January 31, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
An Exit Strategy: When the Physician Leaves a Med Spa »
By Renee Elise Coover As medical spas increase in number and size throughout the country, it is not uncommon for...
Saturday, September 8, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Black Market for Botox? »
By Renee Elise Coover Not only can you buy a fake Louis Vuitton handbag for $20 (normally priced over $1000) or a...
Saturday, September 1, 2012   (0 Comments - view/add)
Groupon – Bad for the Med Spa Business? »
By Renee Elise Coover I recently stumbled across a Groupon deal for "$145 for three laser vein-therapy treatment...

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