The U.S. Food and Drug Administration cautions that patients can be injured if wearing face masks with metal features or coating during an MRI exam.
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.