Risk Management and Medical Liability

Risk Management and Medical Liability

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Outlines the attitudes, knowledge and skills important to medical care risk management and liability. Provides recommendations that indicate ways to help reduce the incidence of malpractice claims. Addresses the patient-provider relationship, legal definitions, patients rights issues, informed consent, documenting and protecting medical records, issues of physician competence, the most frequent allegations found in IHS/tribal malpractice claims, the Fed. Tort Claims Act and claims processing, malpractice reporting agencies, and malpractice suits against individuals. Includes sample affidavits, and a list of risk mgmt. do's and don'ts.A Manual for Indian Health Service and Tribal Health Care Professionals Stephen W. Heath. XL What to Do If you Are Sued Individually Reprinted from: aquot; Medical Malpractice Claims, A Guide for PHS Health ... Depending upon the established policies in the health facility concerned, either the supervisor or the person who has been designated to act as liaison with the Office of the General Counsel shouldanbsp;...


Title:Risk Management and Medical Liability
Author: Stephen W. Heath
Publisher:DIANE Publishing - 1998-01-01
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