When it comes to managing and mediating potential risks, staying informed of current and best practices helps you protect both your patients and your practice. This risk management program features other leading medicolegal experts who deliver valuable information covering important areas in risk management and health care ethics to give you:
- An understanding of how economist experts for the defense and for the plaintiff approach and calculate the compensatory damages awarded by juries in medical malpractice cases.
- Ten applicable rules and many other tips to help defendant doctors effectively prepare for a deposition, which is their best opportunity to influence the outcome of a malpractice case.
- An introduction to intermediation, a formalized process to help resolve ongoing pre-claim conflicts between patients/families and their care providers. All involved parties give high marks to intermediation as a way to resolve conflicts.
- An insight into the numerous conflict-resolution resources that ethics committees provide in health care settings as well as the four ethical principles that guide their recommendations.
Expand Your Skills
A self-assessment program, this self-paced course in risk management and patient safety provides a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Available online, Topics in Risk Management 6th Edition provides access to the latest knowledge and best practices to mitigate legal risk and protect both your patients and your practice.