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Proper Credentialing of Physicians May Reduce Hospital Liability

To reduce the potential liability related to negligent credentialing, MLMIC encourages all hospitals and healthcare facilities to ensure both rigorous credentialing and thorough follow-through of all steps in the process.

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Proper Use and Supervision of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists

Physicians must be aware of both the restrictions on scope of practice for certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and their own responsibilities and liabilities in supervising CRNAs.

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Consider Liability Risks Before Permitting Individuals to “Shadow” Physicians

Before responding to a request to allow a high school or college student shadow you at an office or facility, consider the medical liability and patient safety risks.

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New Technologies, Learning Curves and Patient Safety

According to a recent study, adopting new medical technologies too quickly can lead to an increased risk of patient harm.

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