TITLE

Failure to communicate test results adds risks

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Feb2012, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports a study by Brian D. Gale and colleagues which analyzed data from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) and revealed that physicians are at a greater risk for medical malpractice claims for test communication failures due to the rapid growth of diagnostic testing.
ACCESSION #
70754456

 

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