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Cell Phone Use Poses Significant Risks in Healthcare Settings

The personal use of cell phones poses a significant risk in healthcare settings as it may distract physicians and staff from the tasks at hand.

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Risk Management Tips: Communicating with Low Health Literacy Patients

Lack of health literacy can make effective communication with patients a challenge. At stake may be inability to comply with treatment regimens, give informed consent and use medication properly.

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Better Communication During Care Transitions May Reduce Readmissions

Ineffective communication and transfer of patient information has been associated with medical errors, patient harm and patient dissatisfaction.

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Consider Liability Risks Before Permitting Individuals to “Shadow” Physicians

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.

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