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Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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1:00 PM Eastern 12:00 PM Central
11:00 AM Mountain 10:00 AM Pacific


Description


Follow-up system failures contribute to almost half of all diagnostic error malpractice claims. Even when appropriate clinical steps are taken to lead to a correct diagnosis, we still see diagnostic error due to failures in follow-up systems. Problems with follow-up and care coordination lead to poor patient outcomes, patient dissatisfaction, care team burnout, inefficiencies and redundant testing, all contributing to poor business performance. This webinar is a must-see for administrators looking to understand and tackle the problem of diagnostic error in their organization.

Objectives:
This webinar will provide you with the knowledge to:

  1. Understand the causes and contributing factors of breakdowns in diagnostic care processes and follow-up systems that lead to patient injury, malpractice claims and poor business performance.
  2. Identify the risks to patients and the business impact on your organization due to follow-up system failures.

Presenter


Robert Thompson, R.T., J.D., MBA, LLM(DR), AIC, ARM, ARE, RPLU, CPCU

Mr. Thompson serves as Director of Education at MMIC. He has a diversified background in law, medicine, medical professional liability insurance, healthcare risk management and patient and resident safety. He is a Radiology Technologist and practiced for nearly 10 years at several Georgia hospitals. Mr. Thompson is a U.S. Army combat veteran where he graduated first in his class from both the U.S. Army Radiology Technologist School and Avionics School. He holds the designations of Associate in Claims, Associate in Risk Management, Associate in Reinsurance, and Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter from the American Institute for Chartered Property Casualty Underwriters/Insurance Institute of America. In addition, he holds the designation of Registered Professional Liability Underwriter from the Professional Liability Underwriting Society.


Conference Handouts


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