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Best Practices for Protecting Against Malpractice Claims

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.

Runtime: 93 minutes
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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

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on February 11, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

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Over 34 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Matthew P. Keris, Esq.

Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin

  • Shareholder in the office of Marshall, Dennehey, Warner, Coleman & Goggin
  • Practice emphasizes 20 years' representation of hospitals and health care systems in medical professional liability claims
  • Conducts regular seminars and workshops on numerous medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues
  • Author of several publications related to the areas of medical malpractice, professional liability and electronic medical records issues and wrote the ThomsonReuters book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation
  • Past president, Pennsylvania Defense Institute; president, Pennsylvania Association for Healthcare Risk Management; ASHRM; DRI; CLM
  • J.D. degree, Roger Williams University School of Law; B.A. degree, cum laude, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 570-496-4602
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Product ID: 404029
Published 2019
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