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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.
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.
Reporter 2018 Radiology
Failure to diagnose epidural abscess; Law requires Texas physicians to query PMP before prescribing opioids and other drugs
Reporter 2017 Radiology
Failure to report misplaced central line; HIPAA and patient privacy
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.
Failure to diagnose retained sponge
A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in New Mexico for a colostomy reversal.
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
Reporter 2016 Radiology
Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Reporter 2015 Radiology
Failure to communicate; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Reporter 2014 Radiology
Failure to diagnose tuberculosis; Online reputation for physicians
Reporter 2013 Radiology
Failure to diagnose retained sponge; TMLT adds employment practices liability coverage to all policies
Reporter 2012 Radiology
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.
Reporter 2011 Radiology
Failure to diagnose normal pressure hydrocephalus; Highlighting HIPAA and HITECH — changes enacted to privacy rules
Reporter 2010 Radiology
Delay in diagnosing cervical spine fracture; Gadolinium, renal failure, and NSF: a potentially dangerous combination
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
Reporter 2009 Radiology
Failure to diagnose Rathke's cleft cyst; TMLT continues fight to maintain medical liability reform
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
Reporter 2007 Radiology
Failure to diagnose AAA; The FDA in 2007: criticism, caution, and confusion
Reporter 2006 Radiology