Radiology

News and case studies for radiologists

  • Reporter 2019 Radiology

    Reporter 2019 Radiology

    Performing an MRI when contraindicated; Guidelines for the release of medical records

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  • Failure to diagnose epidural abscess

    A 44-year-old woman with a history of IV drug use was treated at a clinic for a foot infection and back spasms.

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  • Failure to report misplaced central line

    On July 22, a 64-year-old woman came to the emergency department (ED) of a local hospital. The patient had undergone back surgery five days earlier, and she came to the ED for a possible overdose.

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  • Reporter 2018 Radiology

    Reporter 2018 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose epidural abscess; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs

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  • Reporter 2017 Radiology

    Reporter 2017 Radiology

    Failure to report misplaced central line; HIPAA and patient privacy

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  • Failure to diagnose cornual pregnancy

    Failure to diagnose cornual pregnancy

    A 33-year-old woman came to the emergency department (ED) complaining of bilateral abdominal pain, back pain, and shortness of breath.

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  • Failure to diagnose retained sponge

    A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in New Mexico for a colostomy reversal.

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  • Failure to diagnose tuberculosis

    A two-year-old boy with a five-day history of intermittent fever and stomachache was brought to his pediatrician. The child was diagnosed with a viral syndrome and treated with simethicone drops

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  • Reporter 2016 Radiology

    Reporter 2016 Radiology

    Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

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  • Reporter 2015 Radiology

    Reporter 2015 Radiology

    Failure to communicate; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2014 Radiology

    Reporter 2014 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose tuberculosis; Online reputation for physicians

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  • Reporter 2013 Radiology

    Reporter 2013 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose retained sponge; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies

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  • Reporter 2012 Radiology

    Reporter 2012 Radiology

    Negligence in issuing an inaccurate report; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies

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  • Diagnostic Errors

    Case study and current research on the prevalence of diagnostic errors, common causes, and ways to prevent these types of errors.

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  • Reporter 2011 Radiology

    Reporter 2011 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules

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  • Reporter 2010 Radiology

    Reporter 2010 Radiology

    Delay in diagnosing cervical spine fracture; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination

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  • The Reporter January-February 2010

    The Reporter January-February 2010

    Integrating patient email into your practice; Risk management for diagnostic radiology and anatomic pathology (CME); Failure to diagnose breast cancer; Failure to appropriately monitor

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  • Reporter 2009 Radiology

    Reporter 2009 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose Rathke's cleft cyst; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform

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  • Reporter 2008 Radiology

    Reporter 2008 Radiology

    Misinterpretation of pelvic ultrasound; ACR journal releases information on the role of radiology assistants; TMB enforces new rules for medical record documentation

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  • Reporter 2007 Radiology

    Reporter 2007 Radiology

    Failure to diagnose AAA; The FDA in 2007: criticism, caution, and confusion

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