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#Thread on Risk Management as regards Medical malpractice:

A few years ago, I was invited by the American Dental Association to speak on this topic. A few salient features of my talk follows. Please note not all may apply to India but at the end people are people everywhere!
The most common reason patients consider legal action against dentists are:
1) Negative comment made by one dentist about work done by another dentist.
2) Patient feeling neglected and unable to reach the dentist for post operative issues, during or after office hours.
3) Being chased for money owed for treatment that was unsatisfactory.

Points to learn:
1) Unless you were involved at every step pre, mid and post treatment refrain from passing negative judgement about other doctors. There is no way for anyone to know for sure what happened.
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#Hahnemann is a cautionary tale of for-profit companies plundering a #SafetyNetHospital for a land deal. After speaking with several former physician trainees and the Internal Medicine PD @DaveAizenberg. The stories were disheartening. We must do better. #HahnemannStories 1/
#Hahnemann #tweetorial-In all the talk of policy changes and corporate malfeasance, the personal impact cannot be undersold. One story that needs to be shared is that of Erika Correa (permission given to share her experience). #HahnemannStories #medtwitter #MembersMoveMedicine 2/
Dr. Correa was starting #HemeOnc fellowship orientation at #Hahnemann when the closure was announced on June 26. She was suddenly without a program, funding, or health insurance. She had bought a house in Philadelphia, planning to stay at least 3 more years. #medtwitter 3/
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@RichDuszak 1- MT @Aiims1742 “This @katekelly article reads like a paid infomercial for EPIC (in fact, I actually looked for the “This is an advertisement” disclaimer). Would have been nice to have interviewed one or two end users of the chocolate factory product.”
nytimes.com/2018/12/20/bus…
@RichDuszak @Aiims1742 @katekelly 2- Nice digs, clever marketing spin, BUT Epic highly disliked by users. #EHR has significantly disrupted relationships w #patients, #ptexp, led to clinician & pt dissatisfaction, & is seen as one cause of #burnout. @JackMurtha hcanews.com/news/ehrs-are-… @BarbaraMcAneny @meggerber
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