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Medical Malpractice:EMRs Can Be Your Friend or Foe in a Lawsuit

Electronic medical records can trip you up in court.

Posted 07/09/15 | Paul P. Molinaro, MD, JD | 4 comments

Medical Malpractice: Cleared for Surgery?

You should have a clear protocol for obtaining medical clearances.

Posted 06/04/15 | Leon Aussprung, MD, JD, LL.M | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Learning From a Fatal Medication Error

Prevent a medication mix-up at your facility through careful inspection.

Posted 05/13/15 | Karen Wright, RN, BSN, ARM, CPHRM | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Sedation, Sexual Assault and Surgical Centers

Protect your patients from caregiver abuse and the resultant lawsuits.

Posted 03/31/15 | William Landess | 1 comment

Medical Malpractice: Are You Getting the Full Picture on Your Docs?

You have to look long and hard to verify a physician's credentials.

Posted 03/04/15 | Karen Wright, RN, BSN, ARM, CPHRM | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Don't Give in to the Gadget

Distracted doctoring is the new legal minefield.

Posted 06/11/14 | William Landess | 2 comments

Medical Malpractice: Strengthen Your Risk-Management Program

Limit your liability and reduce losses if and when an incident occurs.

Posted 04/02/14 | Jan Kleinhesselink, RN, CPHQ; Carmen Lester, RN, JD, CPHRM | Post a comment

How to Survive a Med Mal Suit

In court, the medical record is the care rendered.

Posted 11/25/13 | Dan O'Connor, Editor-in-Chief | 1 comment

Medical Malpractice: How Specific Is Your Informed Consent Form?

It doesn't have to all-inclusive, but it should be somewhat specific.

Posted 11/05/13 | JohnL.A.Lyddane, JD | 2 comments

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