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Cat: Medical Liability

Medical professional liability exposures. Tips to prevent malpractice claims. Handbook on risk management for physicians. State-specific legislative information. Series of risk management forms and letters available for download. Answers to common questions about the release of medical records. Emergency room risk management. Series of articles on risk management and medical professional liability.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project [15150] ?

An in-depth investigation of closed anesthesia malpractice claims

Updated CA-California Physician Risk Management [39853] ?

Covers issues such as arbitration, medical records, consent, and managed care

Crisis and Emergency Risk Communication in the Healthcare Setting [35581] ?

Principles used by public health professionals and public information officers

DocFinder [4113] ?

Health professional licensing database

Documentation Tips for Reducing Malpractice Risk [16176] ?

Decrease malpractice risk with this revised version of SOAP

EMTALA - Avoiding Penalties [21644] ?

Advice for emergency treatment facilities

Updated EMTALA v 2013 [21643] ?

Legal aspects of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

Ending the Patient-Physician Relationship [15200] ?

Appropriate steps to terminate the patient-physician relationship

Guide to Purchasing Medical Professional Liability Insurance [24248] ?

Understanding medical liability insurance

Updated Health Care Fraud and Abuse [15202] ?

Comply with the federal laws to guard against potential liability in fraud enforcement actions

Healthcare Professional Liability Claims [14622] ?

Insights about healthcare industry trends in claim frequency, severity and average loss costs

Hospital Professional Liability - Trending Issues [15997] ?

From cyber attacks to medical marijuana, critical issues facing healthcare organizations

How to Identify a Frivolous Medical Case [25661] ?

o avoid filing a frivolous medical negligence case, the following questions may be helpful

Informed Consent - what you need to know [26577] ?

Advice for physicians

Medical Liability Reform [23711] ?

Recommendations and actions to support internists

Updated Medical Liability Reform [23725] ?

Information about medical laibility reform efforts in Congress

Medical Liability Reform - State Legislation [5240] ?

The status of state laws on medical liability from a variety of sources

Medical Malpractice - Legal Issues [33927] ?

Information on medical malpractice and the legal rights of patients who have suffered harm

Medical Malpractice Basics [19180] ?

How to prove a medical malpractice claim in the USA

Medical Malpractice Claim Causation Study [20371] ?

Lists contributing factors to physician errors

Medical Malpractice Claims - Your Next Move [30160] ?

Planning your next move when wrongly accused of medical malpractice

Medical Malpractice Liability [33926] ?

Types of medical malpractice and more

Medical Malpractice: The Topic [9196] ?

Key facts, current developments and background relating to medical malpractice

Medical Mutual Beacon [23838] ?

Presents topics pertinent to Claims and Risk Management

Medical Practice Loss Control Management [23839] ?

Risk management advice for physicians

Medical Professional Liability and Patient Safety [19179] ?

For medical office risk management

Medical Risk Management Tips [412] ?

Risk management tips to prevent medical malpractice claims

Updated Medical Use of Patient Restraints [21642] ?

What they are - plus guidelines on use

Meritless Claims in Medical Malpractice [31677] ?

Discusses the result of a 2006 Harvard study on the issue

Mitigating Telemedicine Risks [14624] ?

A checklist for providers

NSO Risk Advisor [9103] ?

Featured articles on nursing malpractice

Nurse Practitioner Claims Data Study [28974] ?

Risk analysis of nurse practioner claims

Nurse Practitioner Liaiblity [39817] ?

Claims analysis

Office Medical Practice Self-Assessment Survey [pdf] [27572] ?

Use this self-audit to avoid medical malpractice

Ophthalmic Risk Management [27575] ?

Analysis of many important liability risks faced by practicing ophthalmologists

Patient Abandonment [16448] ?

Is it legal for a physician to abandon a patient

Patient Wandering and Elopement Resources [15629] ?

Resource manuals and more

Updated Physican's Guide to Medical Malpractice [25663] ?

This guide is designed to give physicians a context for understanding the impact of a legal claim and of insurance

Recognizing and Disclosing Medical Errors [pdf] [27577] ?

Medical ethics issues

Risk Management Bulletins - Medical Malpractice [23442] ?

Advice for physicians to help reduce the incidence of medical malpractice claims

Risk Management for Nursing Businesses [9102] ?

Series of articles and papers

Risk Management for Physician Office Acquisition [19183] ?

Risk management considerations

Risk Management: Newsletter Doctors RX [27571] ?

Topics related to medical malpractice issues

Risks of Medical Interventions [16183] ?

Three calculations to help you decide whether a treatment will truly benefit your patient

State Medical Malpractice Laws [9073] ?

Summary of the medical malpractice laws for each state in the USA


Related Categories & Information

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General Business / Ethics
Business ethics and codes, samples, guidance to ethical decision making

Health / Ethics in Medicine
Ethical, professional and public policy statements for health care

Health / Medical Center Mgt
Handbooks for medical staff and patients, departmental resources

Health / Privacy
Medical record privacy, patient confidentiality, etc.

Legal / Health Law
Case developments, articles, resources related to medical law

Managed Care / Practice Management
Resources on how managed care affects a physician's practice

Safety / Medical Devices
FDA regulatory guidance for manufacturers of medical devices

Safety / Patient Safety
Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance


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