It is possible to increase cost-effectiveness and lower the risk of lawsuits while improving patient care and office morale. In this revolutionary work, the authors, a seasoned primary care physician and an experienced defense attorney, detail risk management techniques and introduce the concept of co-active medicine.
Their book will provide practical guidance for all primary care physicians, and will serve as an invaluable resource for risk management consultants and malpractice attorneys.Written in medical, not legal, language, by a doctor and a lawyer. Features information on how to prepare for depositions and witnesses, examples of legal forms, consideration of the costs of a malpractice suit, enunciation of the principles of co-active practice, and guidelines to identify factors that increase risk. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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