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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.
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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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  • Arizona CLE 1.5
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • CT CLE 1.5
     
  • GA CLE 1.5
     
  • HI CLE 1.5
     
  • IL CLE 1.5
     
  • ME CLE 1.5
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • NJ CLE 1.8
     
  • NV CLE 1.5
     
  • VT CLE 1.5
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • WV MCLE 1.8
     
The CLE Code is ONLY a requirement when applying for CLE Credit in California (for participatory credit), Kansas, New Jersey or New York. Other states do not need to supply the CLE Code to apply for CLE credit.
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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; wrote the book, Electronic Medical Records and Litigation from Thomson Reuters
  • 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 570-496-4602 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 404029
Published 2019
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