Avoid Medical Malpractice

1-10 of 106

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

Medical Malpractice: Yes, Patients Can Directly Sue Your Facility

Under corporate negligence, you owe patients these 4 distinct duties.

Posted 10/03/16 | Christian W. Francis, JD; Amy Redington Riley, JD | Post a comment

Medical Malpractice: 5 Lessons From the Joan Rivers Lawsuit

Higher safety standards will reduce your exposure to liability claims.

Posted 07/12/16 | Michael Wong, JD | 1 comment

Medical Malpractice: Don't Get Tripped Up With These EHR Errors

A simple typo could still put you at risk of a negligence lawsuit.

Posted 06/02/16 | 2 comments

advertiser banner