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Best Practices for Protecting Against Malpractice Claims

OnDemand Webinar (92 minutes)

Gain an understanding of techniques used to defend against malpractice claims.Medical malpractice cases are expensive and becoming harder to defend so it is more imperative than ever to be proactive and avoid them. What specifically can health systems do to limit potential exposure? Learn these answers from a nationally recognized and seasoned defense attorney. The information will provide guidance for health care providers and risk professionals on how to limit their exposure from the time of the negative event at issue through trial. Additionally, the information will include common issues pertaining to the EMR with special emphasis on managing discovery of the audit trail. Gain a firm understanding of how a patient's lawyer prosecutes a claim and ways to avoid making a medically defensible case hard to win. With medical malpractice cases becoming more sophisticated, no one can afford to ignore the issues and legal processes. Don't be left behind - review this information and stay ahead of the curve. It could be the difference between winning or losing a case.

Authors

Matthew P. Keris, Esq., Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

Agenda

General Malpractice Trends

Anatomy of a Medical Malpractice Case With Recommendations on Limiting Exposure

• Managing the Negative Event

• The Patient's Perspective - When Sorry Is Not Enough

• Medical Malpractice Claims 101

• Damage Types

• Role and Responsibilities of Defense Counsel

• Written Discovery

• Deposition Tactics

The EMR and Audit Trail

• Documentation Pitfalls

• Requests for the Audit Trail

' Purposes

' Defenses

' Attachment of Privilege

• Corporate Designee Depositions

• Cost Shifting

• Challenges to EMR Expert Testimony

New Standard of Care Issues

Disclosure and Reporting as a Shield to Claims

Additional Formats

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