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    Actions for Unsolicited Diagnostic Tests

    What should you do when you receive a test result that you did not order? This situation is becoming more common as patients now have additional...

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    Terminating a Physician-Patient Relationship

    Severing a relationship with a patient is often a difficult decision and a difficult conversation. Providers may decide to dismiss patients for...

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    Case Study: Risk Issues in Infectious Disease

    A 13 year-old girl visited her primary care provider on Friday at 3:00 p.m. for a sore throat. She tested positive for influenza... read more.

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    Conflict in Physician-Patient Relationships

    Studies suggest that between 10-15 percent of patient visits are described by the physician as "difficult". Read more.

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    FDA Announces Safety Labeling Changes

    Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a press release about class-wide safety labeling changes and new postmarket study...

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    Audits of EHR Incentive Programs

    According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), any health care provider attesting to receive an Electronic Health Record...

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    Reducing the Risk of Failure to Rescue

    Understanding where risks occur in patient assessment is essential for successful outcomes...

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    Informed Consent: What Patients Need to Know

    The allegation of lack of informed consent is common in medical liability claims. Typical to these types of claims is a dispute over who said what....

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