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.
Apr 05, 2018 The Pathology Report: Reducing Malpractice Risk David B. Troxel, MD, Medical Director, Board of Governors.
It is essential that the pathology report accurately document everything that a pathologist does with regard to evaluating and diagnosing a specimen—and it is particularly important to document the rationale for critical decision making.
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.
Mar 23, 2018 Requests for Pathology Specimens David B. Troxel, MD, Medical Director, Board of Governors
This article provides guidelines for pathologists regarding requests for specimens.
Mar 23, 2018 Management of Treatment Complications Sue Wilson, MBA, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Management of Treatment Complications