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Arlene Switzer Steinfield Authors Article for Physicians News Digest

December 2, 2014

Arlene Switzer Steinfield, Dallas-based senior counsel in Dykema’s Labor and Employment Practice, authored the article, “Medical Practices Must Be Careful When Firing Incompetent Staff,” which appeared in Physicians News Digest. In the article, Steinfield discusses how physicians logically assume that they are justified in terminating employees for legitimate reasons especially as it affects patient care, but warns that the employment laws can throw a wrench into the decisional process. Steinfield explains the issues presented when employment law compliance efforts and quality of patient care concerns collide.

You can read the entire article here.