Physician liability: Your team, your legal risk
from American Medical News
Leadership consultant Daniel O'Connell, Ph.D., compares a successful healthcare team to a well-coordinated football squad. Led by a quarterback, the players discuss the upcoming play, determine their roles and shift accordingly as the game begins. But as in sports, healthcare teams that exhibit poor communication and faulty handoffs can encounter disastrous results. In the healthcare context, such missteps can lead to adverse outcomes and lawsuits, he said.
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