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FAQs About CME

How to Obtain Risk Management Credits
FAQs about requirements for Massachusetts MDs

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FAQs About Informed Consent

Are there special issues when the patient is a minor? It turns out that while it varies by state, yes there are. Learn when this might apply.

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FAQs About Office Practice

Questions and answers about patient safety risks in ambulatory settings.

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FAQs About Legal Issues

Do you know these answers? What is the difference between a malpractice claim and a malpractice suit? What should I say to a patient who is suing me? What should I do when I get a subpoena for my office records?

 

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FAQs About Cancer Screening

A failure or delay in diagnosing cancer is among the most common allegations on medical malpractice. CRICO and its panels of experts have developed decision support tools to help those clinicians most commonly named in such cases.

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FAQs About Medical Records

Our FAQs about medical records answer your questions about how long to retain medical records to risks surrounding electronic communication of medical records, and more.

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FAQs About Coordination of Care

Get answers to common questions about coordination of care, such as what patient safety issues may arise when a specialist assumes a primary care role or vice versa.

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FAQs: Miscellaneous

Approval from the Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA) does not make any and all uses of that drug approved under federal law.

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FAQs About Claims Data Reporting

Learn who has access to your malpractice claims information from CRICO, the National Practitioner Data Bank, Medical Licensing Boards in Massachusetts, and the Medical Licensing Boards in Rhode Island/New Hampshire.

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