Oct 30, 2023 Should You Offer Your Services as a Paid Clinical Expert? Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company
Consider these key questions before deciding to accept the role of paid expert witness. Functioning as an expert witness is not a role to be entered into lightly.
Mar 29, 2021 Medical Practice Changes Made During COVID-19 Pandemic Are Here to Stay David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, The Doctors Company, and for the TDC Group of Companies
In sharing their views on what the practice of medicine will look like post-pandemic, a majority of doctors say they will increase their use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and their use of telehealth technology.
Mar 13, 2023 Patient Safety Strategies for Gastroenterologists Lisa McCorkle, MSN, CPHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
Gastroenterologists can reduce potential liability with strategies that include conducting a thorough preprocedure patient evaluation and matching the facility and setting to the patient.
Feb 03, 2022 Informed Refusal Richard F. Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company
Documenting a patient’s refusal of test or treatment options is key to minimizing risk exposure.
Professional Education Missed Medical History Leads to Adverse Outcome (Claims Corner) The Doctors Company has identified patient assessment issues and communication failure between providers as key contributors to malpractice claims. This dental case study describes how inadequate patient history taking and poor communication can lead to an adverse patient outcome. The lessons learned in this course are applicable to all healthcare professionals.