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Recent Judgments Issued in Relation to Medical Records
Can medical records also include a subjective assessment of the patient's behaviour? Is the healthcare provider obliged to provide the patient with a copy of his medical records without charging for the costs incurred? In today's post, we will present two judgments dealing with these issues. Their f
Is the end of greenwashing near? EU proposes directive on environmental claims
The European Union is proposing to change the rules for labelling “eco-friendly” products. More and more consumers are reaching for more sustainable products, but the green label should not just be a marketing ploy. Only truly sustainable products will be allowed to bear the label, and greenwashing
Ban on labelling plant-based foods as alternatives to animal-based foods: who are the Czech and Slovak authorities actually protecting?
According to information available, the new (revised) interpretation of EU legislation on the labelling of plant-based foods with the names of animal-based products is much stricter in the Czech Republic and Slovakia than in other EU Member States. The alleged purpose – consumer protection – is ques
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How will electronic medical record keeping (maybe) change?
At the end of 2022, the Ministry of Health submitted a draft amendment to Act No. 372/2011 Sb., on Health Services ("Health Services Act") and implementing Decree No. 98/2012 Sb., on Medical Records, which is intended to help with the digitisation of the Czech healthcare system. One of the main obje