New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued an Executive Order granting immunity to healthcare providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s MLMIC’s statement on its meaning and significance.
As a supporter of the 72nd PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology December 7-11, 2018, MLMIC will have an exhibit (Booth 107) and deliver a talk on legal challenges and malpractice trends specific to anesthesiologists.
The use of patient safety indicators provides a useful tool for examining preventable causes of potential patient injury and an opportunity to improve the quality of patient care and reduce the exposure to claims of malpractice.
Providing physicians with more “thinking time” and space for decision making may assist them in determining the appropriate diagnosis.