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Richard Cahill, JD
Given the risks, heightened awareness, and increased scrutiny, healthcare practitioners and facilities are strongly encouraged to develop and consistently enforce a policy of zero-tolerance policy of sexual harassment. They should also be sure they have adequate insurance coverage in case of a claim.
“Doctor, can I record our conversation today?” Have you ever heard that question from a patient or a patient’s family member? What are the pros & cons of allowing those recordings in clinic or the operating room?
It is very difficult to be objective when you are a party to an incipient lawsuit. Controlling the course of events prior to the onset of mutual hostility is key to avoiding malpractice actions.