Cambrian Liu, PhD (University of Chicago), explains regenerative medicine and what it can mean for patients. He tells us about how his lab focusses on cells that can travel from another organ into the colon when tissue there is damaged by inflammatory bowel disease. Also, regular contributor Dr. MedLaw walks us through the ins and outs of what to do when you get a subpoena, depending on the circumstances. As a physician bound to shield patient privacy, you must be particularly alert for confidentiality issues in subpoena situations. She also talks about the safeguards in place for HIPAA compliance and how and when a doctor can object to a subpoena.
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