The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) continues to recommend that a trial of labor after a c-section (TOLAC) be offered only at facilities that have immediately available resources for emergency cesarean deliveries.
MLMIC’s risk management team continues to enhance its resources for physicians and hospitals. “Risk Management Tips – Volume II,” the second installment of a well-received series, is available online in two different ways: as a single brochure and as individual tips.
To reduce the potential liability related to negligent credentialing, MLMIC encourages all hospitals and healthcare facilities to ensure both rigorous credentialing and thorough follow-through of all steps in the process.
The use of patient safety indicators provides a useful tool for examining preventable causes of potential patient injury and an opportunity to improve the quality of patient care and reduce the exposure to claims of malpractice.