Diagnostic errors are a leading cause of professional liability claims against healthcare providers. The care environment, poor documentation, communication errors and implicit bias all contribute to errors in diagnoses leading to patient harm.
Join MLMIC and HANYS at 12 p.m. on June 20, 2023, for an exciting presentation entitled “Is To Err Still Human? Strategies to Reduce Diagnostic Error.” Al Anthony Mercado, Esq., managing attorney with Mercado May-Skinner and Joyce McCormack, senior risk management consultant with MLMIC Insurance Company, will discuss the leading contributing factors for diagnostic errors and will offer risk management strategies to minimize the risk of malpractice claims in your organization.
At the end of this presentation attendees should be able to:
- identify the leading contributing factors impacting diagnostic error;
- discuss the impact of implicit bias on medical errors;
- understand how communication errors impact patient care; and
- implement risk management strategies to reduce the risk of diagnostic errors.
Register for the webinar here.
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