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A 90-year-old woman fell at the assisted living facility where she resided. Following the fall, she began to report severe right hip pain.
On May 1, 2013, a 69-year-old man came to the ED with worsening shortness of breath. The patient’s history included smoking, COPD, and an occluded right coronary artery.
CME: Risks associated with medical spas; TMLT Government Relations: Our focus for 2020; Failure to follow up and timely diagnose ectopic pregnancy; Delay in obtaining MRI
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 70-year-old woman with a history of diabetes, hypercholesterolemia, and hypertension was taken to Hospital A, due to severe aortic stenosis.
In February 2012, a 77-year-old woman came to a new ophthalmology group and was seen by Ophthalmologist A.
Failure to respond to complications in a timely manner; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Failure to monitor warfarin levels; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Failure to diagnose epidural abscess; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Transgender health care (CME); Compassionate health care: 2017 Legislative highlights; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
A 54-year-old woman returned to her primary care physician, Family Physician A. The patient reported pain in her left arm, chest, and back that had continued for a week.
A 44-year-old man came to the ED with swelling of the lower extremities and ecchymosis present for the past six days. He denied nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea.
A 28-year-old woman came to her gastroenterologist with a history of diarrhea for the past three months. The physician performed a colonoscopy that resulted in a diagnosis of colitis.
Negligence and failure to arrange adequate follow-up care; HIPAA and patient privacy
Navigating end-of-life communications (CME); 2016 Risk management trends; Failure to monitor patient; Failure to schedule follow-up appointment; Charging your patients for medical record copies
Failure to follow up with STAT lab order; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to order follow-up tests; Dos and don'ts of renewing Your Texas Medical License
TMLT launches Lone Star Alliance to cover out-of-state physicians; Following TMB guidelines for pain management; Risk management: outcomes and trends; Unnecessary surgery; Failure to follow up
Failure to follow up; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Failure to follow up on mammogram; Online reputation management for physicians