Use of a fax machine and lack of a timely response resulted in the demise of a patient and an accusation of gross negligence.
A nurse practitioner working in the safe child center of the outpatient pediatric wing of a regional hospital is called to testify in an abuse case.
A HIPAA violation harms the successful career of a healthcare provider and causes problems for her former and current employers.
A clinician quits her job but afterward sues for wrongful termination.
A clinician fails to follow up after ordering diagnostic tests for a patient.
A patient dies after a clinician fails to act on signs of a potential case of deep vein thrombosis.
A clinician attempts to void a restrictive noncompete clause that she had signed before beginning her current job as an NP.
A clinician shares a patient's incorrect diagnosis with another government agency.
A nurse in a VA facility files a complaint against a clinician, which ends with a criminal conviction.
A clinician makes a dosage change for a patient during a telephone call, which leads to a lawsuit.