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Reducing errors in care requires establishing a culture of safety, systematic reporting, consistent follow-up, and sustained commitment.
You can make things right if you don’t give in to shame, defensiveness and fear.
Good records can help defend against a meritless malpractice suit, but it takes more than good records to prevent one.
If a medical mistake in your practice is worthy of an apology, make sure you offer it skillfully.
Following clear guidelines will help you handle this sensitive situation efficiently and professionally.
You know it's really good advice if you want to hear it again.
Implementing internal controls in your practice will help you stop embezzlement and keep what you earn.
Here’s how to make sure your expensive policy doesn’t contain any unpleasant surprises.
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By adopting a risk-management mind-set, physicians can avert not only malpractice claims but also patient injury.