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Failure to properly supervise and treat conservatively; Case closed: HIPAA and patient privacy
A 51-year-old woman came to the ED with excessive vaginal bleeding, progressive diarrhea, and dizziness.
A guide to preventing claims and promoting patient safety
A 69-year-old man came to the ED with worsening shortness of breath. His history included smoking, COPD, and an occluded right coronary artery.
Failure to diagnose heart disease and improper prescribing; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Tracking patient follow up and diagnostic test results (CME); 2018 Risk Management trends analysis; Failure to manage risk of shoulder dystocia; Failure to follow up on syncope; Board Election 2020
A 62-year-old man came to the ED reporting pain in the “chest wall area.”
A 74-year-old woman visited Cardiologist A with symptoms of congestive heart failure.
A 43-year-old man came to the ED of a metropolitan hospital reporting chest pain, dizziness, diaphoresis, shortness of breath, and pain going down his arms.
Transgender health care (CME); Compassionate health care: 2017 Legislative highlights; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
A 66-year-old man came to his internist reporting shortness of breath and chest pain for three weeks.
A woman in her early 60s was referred to a cardiologist for chest pain and dyspnea on exertion.
Failure to diagnose and treat acute myocardial infarction; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Delay in treatment; Dos and Don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Failure to monitor patient during stress test; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Alleged failure to cease administration of hepaprin; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies; Medefense coverage enhanced
Case study and article on how to document the informed refusal, and recommendations that may help minimize the risk of lawsuits related to patient refusals.