Most healthcare business owners and providers are well-versed in the requirements for consent, privacy and confidentiality in the care of adult patients/clients.
No matter how small or specialized your healthcare organization, you should be aware of your risk profile and take appropriate measures to protect against clinical, operational and financial exposures. NSO, along with our program underwriter CNA, has created Healthcare Perspective, is a publication designed to help.
Adolescent Patients: Safeguards Protect Rights and Help Minimize Liability
Most healthcare business owners and providers are well-versed in the requirements for consent, privacy and confidentiality in the care of adult patients/clients. However, when caring for minors, many can find themselves in unfamiliar territory with respect to these important patient rights.
Self-Assessment Checklist: Liability Safeguards for Adolescent Care
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Medical error disclosure programs are the norm in many healthcare practices.
A valuable risk management resource that can help you manage liability in your healthcare practice.
Bias against transgender patients is against the law. Despite this, a national survey of transgender individuals found that 42% reported verbal harassment, physical assault or denial of equal treatment by healthcare providers because of their gender identity.
This Nurse Practitioner Claim Report released by NSO and CNA, reports that the average cost to defend a malpractice lawsuit against a nurse practitioner is $60,034.