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EHR & MALPRACTICE

EHR & Malpractice

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Why Do Hospitalists Get Sued?

Why Do Hospitalists Get Sued?

A study of 464 claims against hospitalists reveals the most common types of claims, what led to patient injury, and top risk mitigation strategies.

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Why Do Orthopedists Get Sued

Why Do Orthopedists Get Sued

The Practice of orthopedics has underlying vulnerabilities.

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Patient Safety Updates

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Obesity: A National Health Crisis and a Threat to Safe Patient Care

The obesity crisis not only contributes to growing health costs but also raises serious patient safety risks: Nearly 10 percent of malpractice clai...

 

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To Text or Not to Text

Without appropriate safeguards, texting can lead to violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

 

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Telephone Communication for Physicians

When carelessly conducted, telephone communications can lead to diagnostic errors and misunderstandings that culminate in medical malpractice claim...

 

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Case Study: Wrong Tooth Extraction

Avoiding wrong tooth extraction can be prevented with the use of proper protocols, including confirmed communication with referring dentists and do...

 

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Know Your Source: Protect Your Patients and Your Practice from Unsafe Medications

There is a growing network of rogue wholesale drug distributors selling potentially unsafe drugs in the U.S. market. To combat this threat, the FDA...

 

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Digital Medicine Resources for Physicians

The digitization of medicine is transforming the entire healthcare system—new technologies like mobile apps and wearables bring both benefits and ...

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