Five Steps to Mitigate the Risk of Physician Litigation (On-Demand Webinar)

Date: 03/15/23

Overview: Physician litigation can result in an investment of significant time and financial resources. It taxes the emotions of all parties and can create divisions in medical groups and medical staffs. The outcome of litigation is always uncertain. In short, litigation is best avoided.

In this webinar, we discuss the five key steps to mitigating the risk of potential physician litigation:

  • Avoid the problem through thorough credentialing.
  • Ensure communications regarding physicians’ quality and behavior are privileged and immune or protected from liability.
  • Effectively communicate with physicians to avoid confrontations.
  • Set clear expectations to avoid disputes; and discuss the type of language/clauses to include in agreements in order to help avoid litigation.
  • Don’t overreact due to high emotions or public opinion.

Speaker Information:

Jeffrey Frost, Partner, Jackson Walker

Phillip Yu, MD, Chief Medical Executive, Sutter Medical Center Sacramento

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