Tag: patient safety
Ineffective communication and transfer of patient information has been associated with medical errors, patient harm and patient dissatisfaction.
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.
While NOACs are considered to have certain advantages to warfarin, they also have disadvantages. MLMIC believes it is important for providers to be aware of the potential risks of prescribing any medication.
Dental practices should develop protocols for tracking consultations, including patient compliance, and documenting conversations between referring and consulting dentists. In addition, patients’ dental records should reflect referral compliance (or non-compliance) and include related correspondence.