Three Steps to Limiting Liability to Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcer

The Risk Management Quarterly, the peer-reviewed journal for The Association for Healthcare Risk Management recently published in its Risk Management Quarterly Journal-Volume I 2015 Edition the article by Scott Buchholz, Esq. (Dummit, Buchholz & Trapp) and Michael Wong, JD, (executive director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety) three practical tips for healthcare facilities to improve patient … Continue reading

Does saying “sorry” to a medical error increase or decrease liability?

The Nerdy Nurse made a great comment in response to whether our healthcare system is too litigious: If we extend [a] little more respect and customer service to our patients, I believe the number of lawsuits would decline. remember, patients don’t sue their friends. Make them feel welcome and treat them like a human being, and … Continue reading