Category: Physicians

Use Diligence in Prescribing the New Oral Anticoagulants

While NOACs are considered to have certain advantages to warfarin, they also have disadvantages. MLMIC believes it is important for providers to be aware of the potential risks of prescribing any medication.

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Does Better Communication with Patients Result in Fewer Lawsuits?

Good relationships with patients are important not only to patient health but also, according to the article’s author, “Doctors sued most often were complained about by patients twice as much as those who were not, and poor communication was the most common complaint.”

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PICC Line Concerns

It is the obligation of the original treating physician to appropriately follow up with the patient to arrange for removal of the PICC line.

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Special Edition of Dateline: Risks Related to EHR

In response to the increased prevalence of electronic health records (EHR) and some questions about the possible risks, we prepared a Special Edition of Dateline.

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