The texting of medical orders remains a significant concern for patient safety. Among the risks are unintended autocorrection, confusing abbreviations and incomplete orders.
The November 2017 edition of MLMIC’s Case Review includes case studies involving inadequate staffing and deviations from the standard of care.
The Fall 2017 edition of Dental Dateline – the newsletter for MLMIC-insured dentists – includes many resources, including what to consider before responding to unflattering online reviews and a case study in which a patient’s secret recordings absolve the dentist from alleged failure to diagnose bruxism.
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.