Risk Management and Patient Safety

 

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Nov 12, 2019
Closing or Relocating a Healthcare Practice
Physician practices close for many reasons, including physician illness or death or a decision to sell, practice solo, join another group, relocate, or retire. These patient safety and risk management tips can help make the transition easier.

Nov 05, 2019
When Treating Kids, Learn from the Emergency Department
To prevent communication gaps when treating kids, all specialties can benefit from lessons learned in the Emergency Department, where conversations are rushed, stakes are high, teams are assembled ad hoc, and physicians seldom have relationships with the patient.

Oct 31, 2019
The Algorithm Will See You Now: How AI’s Healthcare Potential Outweighs Its Risk
A third of U.S. physicians are already using artificial intelligence (AI) in their practices, and many believe there is ample reason to think this advanced technology can help address diagnostic errors—the largest cause of malpractice claims. However, there are still unresolved questions about the risks.

Sep 09, 2019
Tackling Physician Burnout Requires Unprecedented Leadership
To address physician burnout, executive leaders must be armed with the courage to lead and an organizational commitment to change.

Sep 09, 2019
Real-World Strategies for Physician Burnout
We asked members who participated our physician burnout seminars to tell us about actions they’ve taken to counteract burnout. Learn about real-world strategies they’ve implemented.

Sep 04, 2019
FDA Advisory on BIOCELL Textured Breast Implants
The FDA has requested a voluntary recall of Allergan's Natrelle BIOCELL textured breast implants.

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