Obstetrics-Gynecology

News and case studies for obstetricians and gynecologists

  • Reporter 2018 Obstetrics

    Reporter 2018 Obstetrics

    Failure to properly interpret BRCA test results; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs

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  • Reporter 2017 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2017 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to monitor twin pregnancy; HIPAA and patient privacy

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  • Failure to properly perform surgery

    A 45-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for complaints of heavy bleeding and pelvic pain. The patient’s history included pelvic inflammatory disease, a bilateral tubal ligation, and myomectomy.

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  • Failure to discontinue medication

    A 34-year-old woman came to an ob-gyn for prenatal care on May 25. This was the patient’s fifth pregnancy.

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  • Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia

    A 24-year-old pregnant woman began prenatal care with her OB-GYN physician at approximately 24 weeks into her pregnancy. This was the patient’s second pregnancy; her first pregnancy was aborted.

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  • Reporter 2016 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2016 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

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  • Reporter 2014 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2014 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Online reputation management for physicians

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  • Reporter 2013 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2013 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to discontinue medication; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies

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  • Reporter 2012 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2012 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to properly perform surgery; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies; Medefense coverage enhanced

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  • Reporter 2011 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2011 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to treat Group B strep; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules

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  • Reporter 2010 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2010 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to appropriately clear patient for surgery; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination

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  • Reporter 2009 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2009 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to diagnose fetomaternal hemorrhage; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform

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  • Reporter 2008 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2008 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to diagnose, treat preeclampsia; ACOG revises opinion on umbilical cord blood banking; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation

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  • Reporter 2006 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2006 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to diagnose, treat tubo-ovarian abscess; Reducing errors in health care: where are we now?

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  • Reporter 2005 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2005 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to inform subsequent physician; PIAA releases national ob-gyn claim data

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  • Reporter 2004 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2004 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Failure to obtain a pregnancy test; Combating physician stress and burnout

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  • Reporter 2003 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Reporter 2003 Obstetrics-Gynecology

    Improper performance; FDA: hormones get a box warning and label changes; ACOG opinion regarding GBS screening

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