Risk Management Update for Physicians and Other Healthcare Professionals
Friday, December 2, 2016 –
Saturday, December 3, 2016
The Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel
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This course focuses on the major risk management areas and legal pitfalls encountered in current everyday clinical practices and the newest principles and practices for managing these risks. The program teaches risk management principles; current developments in liability prevention; and the latest liability prevention data and its implications for medical practice as well as solution strategies for health care professionals. Current concepts in malpractice prevention and "hot spots" in risk management are emphasized. The course will instruct about the risks incurred from the use of the electronic medical record and increased usage of email communications and their implications for practitioners. Particular emphasis will be given to the increasing role of telemedicine in clinical practice and the liability risks associated with its practice as well as the risks associated with the Electronic Health Records. Issues facing clinicians in regard to the opioid crisis under both State and Federal Laws will be discussed. Risks other than malpractice (Board of Registration of Medicine) will be emphasized and legal responsibilities regarding the new Prescription Monitoring Program will be explained. Strategies for communication when adverse events occur will be reviewed. Unique features of this course include vantage points of practicing clinicians, insurers, plaintiff and defense attorneys and a Superior Court Justice. The format incorporates time for lecture, panel discussions and Q & A with the faculty.
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