MarketingInjuries Mount as Sales Reps for Device Makers Cozy Up to Surgeons, Even in Operating Rooms
Device makers train sales reps to offer surgeons technical guidance in the operating room on the use of their products.
Clinical CareDevice Makers Have Funneled Billions to Orthopedic Surgeons Who Use Their Products
SpineFrontier allegedly paid kickbacks to surgeons who agreed to implant the highly profitable devices in hundreds of patients.
Clinical CareApologies Restore Trust When Physicians Make Errors, Erode Patient Experience
Evidence shows that genuine apologies reduce the risk of malpractice litigation when medical errors occur.
InnovationHow Healthcare Providers Can Mitigate 3 Telehealth Risks
Using telehealth poses risks for healthcare providers including misdiagnosis.
StrategyMed Liability Premiums Saw Widespread Increases in 2020
An AMA analysis shows the highest prevalence of medical liability premium increases since 2005.
Clinical CareDecade of Data Provides Insights Into Malpractice Claims and Patient Safety
Coverys report shows areas at greatest need for clinical care improvement and risk management.
StrategyAvoid Lawsuits During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A federal attorney shares the types of lawsuits threatening hospitals and health systems during the pandemic and the steps that...
Clinical CarePreoperative Assessments Key Factor in Anesthesia Malpractice Claims
The lead author of a new report identifies four ways to promote preoperative assessments by anesthesiologists.
Clinical CareHospitals Need to Brace for Upward Trend in Malpractice Claims
A new report shows an increase in the average value of paid claims as well as a hike in the...
FinanceTo Save Money, American Patients And Surgeons Meet In Cancun
Hospital costs in the U.S. are so high that it made financial sense for a surgeon from Milwaukee and a...
Clinical CareHow to Manage Malpractice Risk in Your Emergency Department
There are a several areas where hospitals can manage ED malpractice risk, including medical condition diagnosis and opioid prescribing.
Clinical CareSupreme Court Declines To Hear Military Medical Malpractice Case
Justices won?t alter the rule that prevents active-duty military members from suing the government for negligence. The challenge came from...