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Law & Malpractice

Robert Wachter, MD

Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.

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Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.

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Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.

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The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.

It'd be nice to ask a new patient about their family history with malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, that's not allowed, as this physician finds out.

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A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner.

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Regardless of who the payer is or the stated purpose, every potential audit inquiry should be taken seriously by your practice.

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