Avoid Medical Malpractice

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Patient Affairs: When Sorry Doesn't Cut It

Apologizing won't make your malpractice problems disappear.

Posted 06/19/19 | Benjamin J. McMichael, JD, PhD | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Negligence Before, During and After Surgery

A knee replacement patient suffered multiple acts of malpractice.

Posted 06/19/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Going Off-Label Can Cost You Big-Time

$14.9 million for patient paralyzed by epidural corticosteroid injection.

Posted 05/16/19 | Jerene Stremick, BSN, RN, LNC | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Charting Through the EHR MedMal Minefield

5 legal danger zones unique to electronic documentation

Posted 10/16/18 | Claire Cyriax, DNP, RN, MSN-Ed, LNC, CAPA | Post a comment

The Count Is Off - Now What?

We created a step-by-step poster to resolve incorrect counts and hung it on every OR wall.

Posted 07/02/18 | Emily McKisson, MS, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: Pa. Court: Docs Can't Delegate Informed Consent

Pennsylvania case may have broad implications nationwide.

Posted 11/02/17 | Rafael M. Villalobos Jr, JD | Post a comment

Hospital Hit With $5M Verdict After Lap Chole Patient's Post-Discharge Death

Woman, 49, died after she was discharged the same day she underwent an emergency gallbladder removal at a Philadelphia hospital.

Posted 07/31/17 | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: 5 Tips to Avoid Anesthesia Lawsuits

Your best defense is to operate within the boundaries of good sense.

Posted 05/08/17 | William Landess | 1 comment

Is Facility Responsible for Swallowed Dental Bridge During Surgery?

Hospital says standard of care wasn't breached.

Posted 03/31/17 | 3 comments

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