Failure to diagnose epidural abscess; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
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An eight-year-old boy came with his mother to a local ED with pain in his lower left leg from a fall earlier that day.
A 40-year-old man came to his family physician with complaints of left shoulder pain for two weeks. The physician ordered an MRI and administered an injection of methylprednisolone and lidocaine.
A summary of radiology closed claim data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.
A guide to preventing claims and promoting patient safety
The radiologist interpreted the study and noted an area of slightly hazy density in the left lung with nearby fibrotic changes.
On June 1, a 35-year-old woman fell while stepping off a boat, injuring her chin, jaw, wrist, and hand. She went to an urgent-care clinic for treatment.
Performing an MRI when contraindicated; Guidelines for the release of medical records
A 44-year-old woman with a history of IV drug use was treated at a clinic for a foot infection and back spasms.
A 64-year-old woman came to the ED. She had undergone back surgery five days earlier.
Failure to report misplaced central line; HIPAA and patient privacy
A 33-year-old woman came to the ED reporting bilateral abdominal pain, back pain, and shortness of breath.
A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in New Mexico for a colostomy reversal.
A two-year-old boy with a five-day history of intermittent fever and stomachache was brought to his pediatrician.
Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to communicate; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Failure to diagnose tuberculosis; Online reputation for physicians
Failure to diagnose retained sponge; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Negligence in issuing an inaccurate report; Introducing Trust Rewards; TMLT adds cyber liability coverage to all policies
Case study and current research on the prevalence of diagnostic errors, common causes, and ways to prevent these types of errors.
Failure to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules