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Majority of Physicians Report Lawsuits Came as Complete Surprise

Medscape data offers some perspective related to medical liability and malpractice litigation.

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Bloomberg Business: It’s Way Too Easy to Hack the Hospital

Bloomberg reveals how it’s not as hard as it should be for hackers to crash – or manipulate – equipment and devices in the hospital or office setting. These included not only phones and printers but also magnetic resonance imaging scanners, ultrasounds and ventilators. So who’s responsible?

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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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