MLMIC supports exploring ways to reduce the barriers that computers in exam rooms may introduce into the physician patient relationship. Actively engaging patients in the process of incorporating their health concerns into the EHR may be beneficial to both the patient and the provider.
While there’s no getting around the intense emotions involved in being sued, a solid support system makes a big difference. This includes not only family, friends and colleagues but also skilled legal counsel.
MLMIC has released an updated version of its Proactive Basic Risk Management Course as part of its ongoing commitment help physicians and other healthcare professionals improve the quality of patient care and reduce potential liability exposure in their practices.
The use of patient safety indicators provides a useful tool for examining preventable causes of potential patient injury and an opportunity to improve the quality of patient care and reduce the exposure to claims of malpractice.