Reducing Diagnostic Errors is Critical for Physicians

Missed or delayed diagnosis is the number one reason for malpractice lawsuits against physicans according to data from The Doctors Company. The following risk management tips, based on the most in-demand articles on the company’s website in 2013, all suggest ways physicians can reduce the chance of diagnostic error:

The Doctor’s Company is a leading provider of  Medical Malpractice Insurance in the U.S. As the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer and the industry leader in patient safety, The Doctors Company provides physicians with tips, articles, and studies of its closed claims data to help reduce risks and promote patient safety. For more patient safety articles and practice tips, For more information on Patient Safety Awareness Week,

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