HSM 320 Family Practice Medical Group

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HSM 320 Family Practice Medical Group
Following Mrs. Cary’s admission to the hospital, she has initiated a lawsuit against Family Practice Medical Group…

 

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HSM 320 Family Practice Medical Group

HSM 320 Family Practice Medical Group

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Following Mrs. Cary’s admission to the hospital, she has initiated a lawsuit against Family Practice Medical Group (FPMG) and Community Hospital. Her suit claims that Dr. Smith failed to properly supervise his employees and as a result, she received the wrong medication which caused her hospitalization for hypotension (low blood pressure) and delayed treatment for her infection which then became life-threatening.
She is also suing Community Hospital because the office staff members are hospital employees. In the lawsuit, is there likely to be a judgment against the hospital? Or FPMG? Why?   Lawsuits are common in the healthcare practice and no healthcare professional is immune. But can a medical group and a hospital be held responsible for the actions of individual healthcare professionals that hold licenses or certifications? …

The benefits of legibility, being able to have prompts to make sure that a patient with a certain disease is prescribed appropriate medication are just a couple of benefits. Barriers include cost as you guys mentioned. My biggest concern is that…

This doctor sees many patients per day with multiple labwork results on most patients. The task of keeping up with everyone’s lab work and other tests is monumental. What are some things/processes that this office could have had in place that would have prevented this delay in care? What would happen if the delay had caused the patient to have more treatment?…