MLMIC’s insured neurosurgeons are encouraged to review resources that will provide an understanding of the unique risks associated with the specialty and reduce the likelihood of exposure to medical professional liability.
Although the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted many aspects of patient care, timely follow-up for patients with potential diagnoses of breast cancer is essential for preventing delayed treatment and care.
MLMIC Insight: Inadequate Patient Assessments Contribute to Diagnostic Errors and Substandard Treatment
To minimize risk of liability exposure from a diagnostic error, healthcare providers should be cognizant of the contributing factors leading to claims.
MLMIC Insights: Failure to Follow Established Policies and Procedures is a Leading Factor in Medical Malpractice Claims
Whether a solo practitioner, group practice or a large healthcare facility or system, taking steps to ensure that proper policies and procedures are established and followed is integral to enhancing patient safety.