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.
MLMIC’s Physician Policyholders Reveal Their Most Effective Strategies to Mitigate the Risks of Claims and Suits
According to MLMIC’s recently offered, optional online claims survey, the most effective risk management strategies are 1) strong documentation, 2) patient education, 3) effective communication with patients and 4) coordination of care among specialties.
It is likely that a physician’s risk of liability is increased when a patient chooses not to seek care primarily due to cost.
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