Physicians are sometimes left with no alternative but to terminate the physician-patient relationship. This presentation will describe the guidelines and processes to follow in order to avoid allegations of patient abandonment.
When dealing with difficult patients, physicians are sometimes left with no alternative but to terminate th...
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In part 1 of this 2-part series, Lesley Viner, VP of Risk Management at TMLT, describes guidelines and processes to help physicians dismiss patients appropriately and avoid allegations of abandonment.
In part 2 of this series, Tanya Babitch, a manager in TMLT's Risk Management Department, provides further instruction for appropriately dismissing patients to avoid allegations of abandonment.
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Tracking patient follow up and diagnostic test results; 2018 Risk Management trends analysis; Failure to manage risk of shoulder dystocia; Failure to follow up on syncope