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LNC Chief Legalman (Naval Rating) Resource, Inc. (St. Louis, MO) has begun the publication of LNC (Legal Nurse Consultant Resource, the "only national monthly newspaper for legal nurse consulting professionals," the company said. The title has a controlled circulation of 8500.
The newspaper is targeted to in-house legal nurses assigned to law firm partners, nurses employed in hospitals, HMOs, governmental agencies and insurance companies, as well as those who operate Independent businesses. The target LNCs are involved in the areas of elder law As of the early 2000s a relatively new specialty devoted to the legal issues of Senior Citizens, including estate planning, health care, , medical malpractice Improper, unskilled, or negligent treatment of a patient by a physician, dentist, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care professional. , personal injury, product liability, rehabilitation, risk management, toxic torts, workers compensation, administrative healthcare law, criminal law and expert witnesses.
Each issue includes software reviews, profiles of innovative consultants, news on legal conferences, data on testifying experts, information on business management and operations, online services and in-house v. independent role tasks. Feature articles for upcoming issues include: coverage of medical malpractice in the fields of obstetrics, long term care, surgery and anesthesia, emergency room and orthopedics; insurance and Medicare fraud Medicare fraud Medifraud Medical practice Any unlawful act which results in the inappropriate billing of Medicare for services by a health care provider–eg, physicians, hospitals and affiliated providers. See Medicare. ; document tampering tampering The adulteration of a thing. See Drug tampering. ; pharmaceutical liability; and, toxic torts through mold, asbestos and lead.
It also carries information on recent legislation and medical association policy reforms. The company said the title "will allow credible physician experts and LNCs to interact in a mutually beneficial Adj. 1. mutually beneficial - mutually dependent
dependent - relying on or requiring a person or thing for support, supply, or what is needed; "dependent children"; "dependent on moisture" fashion."