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Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN
Treatment plans that include the kind of care patients need at home are becoming more common, but physicians face potential liability when patients refuse help that is offered or neglect to follow up as instructed.
What physicians and hospital staff need to know in order to protect patient safety if all patient care data vanish after a cyber attack.
Most people who commit suicide have received healthcare services in the year prior to death, usually for reasons other than mental health issues or suicidal thoughts. It’s a strong reminder that any patient—no matter what issue is being treated and in any setting—could be at risk for suicide.
AHRQ's CANDOR toolkit helps hospitals and physicians respond promptly and appropriately when an adverse event occurs.