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Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
08/18/2022
A patient scheduled for a positron emission tomography (PET) scan who wanted medication to relieve her anxiety was prescribed Versed, but the nurse mistakenly injected the patient with a fatal dose of...
08/18/2022
HIPAA
HIPAA
05/05/2022
A private practice did not provide a patient with a complete copy of the patient’s medical records. Instead, the practice relied on a state regulation that permitted giving a summary of the medical records....
05/05/2022
Patient safety
Patient safety
10/15/2019
It is Infection Prevention Week. To build capacity to prevent health-care–associated infections, has your practice implemented state activities?
10/15/2019

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Medical Malpractice
Medical Malpractice
08/18/2022
A patient scheduled for a positron emission tomography (PET) scan who wanted medication to relieve her anxiety was prescribed Versed, but the nurse mistakenly injected the patient with a fatal dose of...
08/18/2022
HIPAA
HIPAA
05/05/2022
A private practice did not provide a patient with a complete copy of the patient’s medical records. Instead, the practice relied on a state regulation that permitted giving a summary of the medical records....
05/05/2022
Patient safety
Patient safety
10/15/2019
It is Infection Prevention Week. To build capacity to prevent health-care–associated infections, has your practice implemented state activities?
10/15/2019
Patient safety
Patient safety
08/02/2019
In your experience, how effective have mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation devices been? Let us know by taking our poll.
08/02/2019
Patient safety
Patient safety
02/20/2019
We want to know how you feel about requiring health care professionals to be vaccinated. Tell us by answering this poll.
02/20/2019

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Emergency Medicine
Dr. Thomas Stelfox
Emergency Medicine