The Importance of Putting Patient Care Above Profits

Erica A. Erman recently authored the article, “The importance of putting patient care above profits,” for Physicians Practice. The article discusses the case Wit v. United Behavioral Health and highlights eight principles that the court found to be generally accepted standards of care among behavioral professionals.

“The importance of accessible quality behavioral health services is gaining increased attention among millennials, Gen Z, and healthcare professionals. But historically, behavioral health has been considered less important than physical health, meaning it has also received less funding and support.” Click here to read the full article.

About the Author:

Erica Erman is an Associate in Dickinson Wright’s Health Care Practice Group. Her practice areas include healthcare, behavioral healthcare, appellate, and general litigation law. Prior to joining Dickinson Wright, Erica graduated cum laude from the James E. Rogers College of Law at the University of Arizona, and served as a Judicial Law Clerk to the Honorable Robert M. Brutinel of the Arizona Supreme Court. Erica can be reached at 602-889-5342 or and you can visit her bio here.

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