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Risk Management

Risk Management

Two nurses exposed to the Ebola virus in Dallas should not be scolded, as the CDC has done, but praised for their dedicated service to the public.

An EHR work flow gap may be to blame for delayed treatment of a Liberian suffering from Ebola in the U.S. Here's how we can avoid such problems in the future.

Confidentiality, integrity, and encryption are all items that need to be addressed within a medical practice's data security policy for business associates.

Physicians who buy a medical practice assume a large spectrum of risk beyond their personal medical malpractice liability.

The misdiagnosis of the Dallas Ebola patient who recently died raises several liability issues for physicians.

Selling a medical practice involves vital planning issues beyond the sales transaction. Liability and risk management planning should be part of every financial plan for sellers.

The first imported case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. underscores the need for practices to actively address risks associated with infectious diseases.

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