The Advance of the Retail Health Clinic Market: The Liability Risk Physicians May Potentially Face When Supervising or Collaborating With Other Professionals
- NPs and PAs: What's the malpractice risk? Crane, Mark // Medical Economics;03/20/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p205
Points out that physician assistants and nurse practitioners in the United States may reduce the risk of a malpractice lawsuit against doctors when they are properly supervised. Examples of lawsuits due to haphazard supervision by doctors; Liability of the physician for providing inadequate...
- Four ways to collaborate. // Australian Nursing Journal;Nov2011, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p14
The article reports on a speech on collaborative medical care in Australia which was given by Lee Thomas, the federal secretary of the Australian Nursing Federation, at a 2011 conference which was held in Perth, in Western Australia, in October.
- EXTEND YOUR PRACTICE (NOT YOUR LIABILITY). Pennachio, Dorothy L. // Contemporary Urology;Apr2005, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p61
Offers advice to physicians who are planning to hire nurse practitioners (NP) or physician assistants (PA) to expand their practices. Approach to limiting physician liability; Tips on helping patients make the distinction between physicians and non-physician providers; Advice against co-signing...
- Court: E-mail consultation found free of liability. Wollenberg, Yvonne Chilik // Medical Economics;4/11/2003, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p17
Reports on the U.S. District Court ruling on a case involving the liability of a doctor for the death of a child patient. Details about the incident; Wrongful death lawsuit filed against the physician; Medical laws and policies.
- Compensation for medical misadventure and drug injury in the New Zealand no-fault system: feeling the way. Smith, Richard // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);5/15/1982, Vol. 284 Issue 6327, p1457
Focuses on the implementation of compensation for people injured by medical misadventure and drugs in New Zealand. Evaluation of the no-fault scheme; Impact of the scheme on medical negligence; Views of the public on the scheme.
- Your liability for an NP's care. Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics;6/4/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 11, p76
Discusses whether a physician practice has responsibility over its nurse practitioner's actions. Liability of the practice for the patient of a nurse practitioner; Suggestions on how practices can protect themselves from their nurse practitioner's liability.
- The nurse will see you now. Gill, Jennifer // Inc.;Jun2006, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p39
The article offers a look at the mini-clinics that can be seen in chain stores in the U.S. The clinics are staffed by nurse practitioners, rather than doctors and treat a narrow scope of ailments, eliminating the need for equipment like X-ray machines. The low overhead structure makes it...
- Medical care in under an hour. Hanson, Joyce // Crain's New York Business;3/24/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p21
The article focuses on the acceptance of Walk-in clinics as medical care centers in New York City. The two companies in the Walk-in market plan, are DR Walk-In Medical Care, and MinuteClinic Inc. DR Walk-In is operated by Consumer Health Services Inc. and staffs physicians from Endres Bowers...
- Trends in Nurse Practitioner Professional Liability: An Analysis of Claims With Risk Management Recommendations. Burroughs, Robin; Dmytrow, Bruce; Lewis, Hilary // Journal of Nursing Law;2007, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p53
This article describes the findings of the nurse practitioner professional liability claims study that was published by CNA HealthPro and the Nurses Services Organization in 2005. The content summarizes study findings related to the frequency and severity of nurse practitioner professional...