Philip M. Bluestein, Esq.

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  • Establishing Collections Policies

    Establishing clear and solid collections policies is one of the keys to success for any medical or dental practice. As a Denver/Boulder, CO area attorney who works primarily in the healthcare field, I’ve assisted many physicians and dentists in establishing new or modifying existing collections procedures. When drafting collections procedures for your practice, it’s important […]

  • Patient File Security Breaches

    As an attorney who serves doctors their offices and clinics in Boulder, Denver, and throughout the state of Colorado, I always encourage clients to adopt practices that will ensure the security of their electronic and physical patient files. However, as software platforms enter stages of obsolescence, and as hackers and malware developers become more sophisticated, […]

  • Managing Your Online Reputation

    As a Boulder, Colorado attorney who works closely with professionals in the medical and dental fields, I’m acutely aware of the importance of the public images of my clients. Although many would argue that the true measure of professionalism is the work product that one produces—a physician’s ability as a diagnostician and care provider or […]

  • EMTALA – Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act

    As the high cost of healthcare has become a hotbed of issues in Denver, Colorado, and around the nation, the Federal Emergency Medical Treatment Active Labor Act—which requires hospitals to provide basic emergency treatment to nearly anyone, regardless of their ability to pay—has come under scrutiny. However, few people outside of the medical field are […]

  • Terminating Healthcare Professionals

    Unfortunately, not every employee hire works out the way the physician, dentist, hospital administrator or medical or dental office manager envisioned. Sometimes a medical or healthcare staffer is terminated because of a single egregious act, but more often, it’s a series of less serious, but continuous incidents or subpar performances. In today’s litigious society, all […]