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Apr 10, 2018 Orthopedics: Informed Consent Robert Morton, CPHRM, CPPS, Assistant Vice President, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, and Dana Faber, MS PSL, RN, Patient Safety Risk Manager, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Inadequate informed consent communication between the surgeon and the patient/family is a top factor contributing to claims against orthopedists.
Mar 29, 2018 Obtaining Informed Consent in Teaching Institutions Mark Gorney, MD, FACS (1924–2014), Governor Emeritus, and Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel
It is important to inform patients when a resident physician will perform all or part of a procedure.
Oct 24, 2017 Physicians Can Be at Risk When Homebound Patients Refuse Help Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN, Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Physicians are focusing on treatment plans that include the kind of care patients need at home. However, physicians face potential liability when patients refuse help that is offered or neglect to follow up as instructed.
Feb 18, 2016 Are Decisions Shared? Robin Diamond, JD, RN, Senior Vice President, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
There is a growing emphasis on patient-centered care and shared decision making in healthcare.
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Apr 29, 2013 Informed Consent: Substance and Signature Robert Morton, ARM, CPHRM, Director, Department of Patient Safety, The Doctors Company.
Informed consent protects and informs both the patient and the physician.