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Reporter Quarter 1 2018
Transgender health care (CME); Compassionate health care: 2017 Legislative highlights; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
Failure to follow up on mammogram
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.
Failure to diagnose Churg-Strauss Syndrome
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.
Failure to follow up
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.
Reporter 2017 Gastroenterology
Negligence and failure to arrange adequate follow-up care; HIPAA and patient privacy
The Reporter Quarter 2 2017
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
Reporter 2016 Orthopedics
Failure to follow up with STAT lab order; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
The Reporter Volume 4 2015
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
Reporter 2015 Gastroenterology
Failure to follow up; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Reporter 2014 Primary Care
Failure to follow up on mammogram; Online reputation management for physicians
The Reporter Volume 6 2013
Do you know your cyber liability risks?; Avoiding seven common malpractice pitfalls (2.5-hour CME); Prescription Access in Texas Database (PAT)
The Reporter Volume 1 2013
Legacy planning for physicians; Leveraging patient safety organizations to improve care; Failure to follow up with patient; Vicarious liability
The Reporter July-August 2010
In memoriam: Dave W. Kittrell, MD; 10 medical liability myths; Cultural competence in health care (CME); Failure to diagnose Churg-Strauss Syndrome; Failure to timely review lab results
Reporter 2007 General Surgery
Failure to arrange for follow-up care; The FDA in 2007: criticism, caution, and confusion
The Reporter September-October 2007
Combating physician stress and burnout; Calculating the costs: the risks and rewards of ancillary services (CME); Stent placed in the wrong kidney; Failure to follow while prescribing narcotics
Reporter 2006 Obstetrics-Gynecology
Failure to diagnose, treat tubo-ovarian abscess; Reducing errors in health care: where are we now?
Reporter 2002 Orthopedics
National statistics and case study; Closed claim trends
Reporter 2002 Emergency Medicine