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Recent Articles

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
Big Data, EHRs, and Patient Care: How Healthcare Is Evolving
Shereese Maynard, a healthcare and health IT strategist, discusses how EHRs, cybersecurity, and big data are affecting medical practice management.

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

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