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© 2022 MJH Life Sciences™ and Medical Economics. All rights reserved.
The author is a health care attorney who specializes in risk management issues.
Inform your malpractice insurance carrier any time you have suspicion that a patient is considering a lawsuit.
In these difficult economic times, you may find that more patients are refusing to pay for services rendered and others are complaining more about their care.
For a solo practitioner or a small group practice, cross-coverage arrangements are like oxygen: Without them, there is no life-that is, no weekends, no evenings, no vacations, and no holidays.
A Good Samaritan will be exonerated as long as he acts in good faith.
It's widely known that obesity translates to a higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, hospitalization, and early death. So why don't more doctors discuss it with their patients?
The informal consult is held to the same standard of professional expertise and judgment as any other consult.