Tag: patient follow-up

Case Study: A Delay in the Diagnosis of Breast Cancer

MLMIC’s Winter 2017 Case Review includes a case study in which poor communication and failure to communicate contributed to a delay in the diagnosis of breast cancer.

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How Patients’ Out-of-Pocket Costs Impact Medical Care… and Liability

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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Risk Management Tips: Tracking Test Results

Always follow-up after tests, both with the patient and with the appropriate medical personnel.

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