Research from Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals a sobering statistic about cybersecurity: “more than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack.”
MLMIC’s newest online CME-only modules address risk management topics related to physician advertising, telephone triage, electronic health records and voice recognition software.
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.