Failure to recognize symptoms of ureteral injury; Guidelines for the release of medical records
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A summary of ob/gyn surgery claims data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.
A 35-year-old woman went to an obstetrics/gynecology practice for confirmation of pregnancy and prenatal care. She had a history of three prior pregnancies, with two ending in miscarriage.
Failure to properly interpret BRCA test results; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
A 42-year-old woman was receiving care from Ob-gyn A for her third pregnancy. The patient’s second child had been delivered by Ob-gyn A nine years earlier.
In December 2011, a 40-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn for a well-woman visit. Per the patient’s request, breast cancer susceptibility gene (BRCA) testing was scheduled to take place in 10 days.
On January 7, a 32-year-old woman came to her ob-gyn to begin prenatal care. During this first visit, an ultrasound was performed that estimated her delivery date to be August 26.
A 28-year-old pregnant woman came to an obstetrics clinic for prenatal care. Routine labs and sonogram were performed. The sonogram images were unclear, but showed the possibility of twins.
Failure to monitor twin pregnancy; HIPAA and patient privacy
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.
A 34-year-old woman came to an ob-gyn for prenatal care on May 25. This was the patient’s fifth pregnancy.
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.
Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to respond to shoulder dystocia during delivery; Online reputation management for physicians
Failure to discontinue medication; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Failure to properly perform surgery; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies; Medefense coverage enhanced
Failure to treat Group B strep; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Failure to appropriately clear patient for surgery; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
Failure to diagnose fetomaternal hemorrhage; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform
Failure to diagnose, treat preeclampsia; ACOG revises opinion on umbilical cord blood banking; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation
Failure to diagnose, treat tubo-ovarian abscess; Reducing errors in health care: where are we now?