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MLMIC to Be a Part of the NYSOMS Regional Convention

At the upcoming New York State Osteopathic Medical Society (NYSOMS) Regional Osteopathic Convention (ROC-NY), MLMIC legal and risk management experts will be presenting on two topics: one related to litigation and the other to social media.

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Physician Burnout and Depression May Lead to Medical Errors

A recent New York Times column reports on a growing body of research shows that physician burnout and depression are linked to medical errors and that nearly half of physicians experience burnout at some point.

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Alteration of a Medical Record Carries Serious Consequences

If a provider is sued for medical malpractice, an improper alteration of the patient’s medical record may very well destroy his or her ability to defend the case. This is true even if the medical care in question was entirely appropriate.

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Case Study: Settling a Disastrous Case with Self-Insured Codefendants

In this case, legal and risk management factors seriously impacted both the outcome of a newborn child as well as the outcome of the settlement negotiations.

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