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Regulating Healthcare Robots: Maximizing Opportunities While Minimizing Risks, Drew Simshaw, Nicolas Terry, Kris Hauser, M.L. Cummings Jan 2016

Regulating Healthcare Robots: Maximizing Opportunities While Minimizing Risks, Drew Simshaw, Nicolas Terry, Kris Hauser, M.L. Cummings

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology

Some of the most dynamic areas of robotics research and development today are healthcare applications. Robot-assisted surgery, robotic nurses, in-home rehabilitation, and eldercare robots' are all demonstrating rapidly iterating innovation. Rising healthcare labor costs and an aging population will increase demand for these human surrogates and enhancements. However, like many emerging technologies, robots are difficult to place within existing regulatory frameworks. For example, the federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) seeks to ensure that medical devices (few of which are consumer devices) are safe, the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules apply to data collected by health care ...


The Regulation Of Nanomedicine: Will The Existing Regulatory Scheme Of The Fda Suffice?, Shanna Harris Jan 2009

The Regulation Of Nanomedicine: Will The Existing Regulatory Scheme Of The Fda Suffice?, Shanna Harris

Richmond Journal of Law & Technology

Nanotechnology is the science and technology of manipulating molecules and atoms at the molecular level to create devices with new molecular properties, organizations and functions.1 Devices such as new computers that are billions of times more powerful than any currently available2 and boxes the size of sugar cubes that can hold the entire content of the Library of Congress are examples of the power of nanotechnology.


Drug Regulations And The Constitution After Western States, Margaret Gilhooley Mar 2003

Drug Regulations And The Constitution After Western States, Margaret Gilhooley

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1999

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1992

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1990

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


What's Current In Asbestos Regulations, Janis L. Kirkland Jan 1989

What's Current In Asbestos Regulations, Janis L. Kirkland

University of Richmond Law Review

Asbestos, once valued as a superb insulator, is now recognized as a deadly carcinogen. The United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") estimates that 733,000 public and commercial buildings in the United States contain friable asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. Thus, it is not surprising that an avalanche of litigation has resulted from concerns over exposure to asbestos.


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1989

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


University Of Richmond Law Review Jan 1988

University Of Richmond Law Review

University of Richmond Law Review

No abstract provided.


Recent Legislation, J. Rodney Johnson Jan 1972

Recent Legislation, J. Rodney Johnson

University of Richmond Law Review

The 1972 session of the General Assembly was especially active in the areas of wills, trusts, and estates. Much of this legislation deals with fine points not affecting the average lawyer in his practice. However, the following items of legislation should be of general interest to the attorney whose practice involves probate work or estate planning, even though he does not hold himself out as a specialist in these areas.


Recent Legislation Jan 1970

Recent Legislation

University of Richmond Law Review

This is a list of the recent legislation from 1970.