A study published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology indicates that Google searches for a number of common gastrointestinal symptoms may predict future COVID-19 infection rates in a region.
MLMIC Insight: Inadequate Patient Assessments Contribute to Diagnostic Errors and Substandard Treatment
To minimize risk of liability exposure from a diagnostic error, healthcare providers should be cognizant of the contributing factors leading to claims.
A growing number of patients infected with COVID-19 are experiencing lasting and serious health conditions caused by the virus.
MLMIC Insights: Failure to Follow Established Policies and Procedures is a Leading Factor in Medical Malpractice Claims
Whether a solo practitioner, group practice or a large healthcare facility or system, taking steps to ensure that proper policies and procedures are established and followed is integral to enhancing patient safety.