Apr 11, 2023
Practitioners can use these guidelines to help mitigate liability risks when disclosing adverse events and complications.
Apr 03, 2023
Interventional Radiology Wrong-Site Procedure: Case Review
This case review explores factors contributing to a wrong-site procedure and highlights strategies that can help practitioners mitigate risk and increase safety.
Post-Surgical Management of Antiphospholipid Syndrome Leads to Adverse Outcome
(Claims Corner CME)
Clinical judgement involves a clinician’s utilization of objective and subjective information to arrive at treatment decisions. The way providers process or interpret information, or cognitive bias, can also impact clinical judgment. This program presents a case study that reveals multiple factors which contributed to the patient’s adverse outcome or injury. After reviewing the case details, we will highlight three of those contributing factors that influenced the case.
Jun 17, 2022
RCA2: Panel Report on Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm
James P. Bagian, MD, PE, member of The Doctors Company Board of Governors, co-chaired a panel with the National Patient Safety Foundation to improve how we can learn from adverse events and unsafe conditions and take action to prevent their occurrence in the future.
Jun 09, 2021
Prevent, Communicate, Document: Medical Malpractice Data Help Us Manage Risk
Medical malpractice data provide a rich source of information, offering insights into high-risk specialties, medical conditions, and procedures that result in claims.
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