1. Establish consistent, thorough documentation standards that facilitate good patient management, informed consent, and reduce malpractice risk.
2. Utilize collaborative care plans, shared decision making, and documented decision making to reduce malpractice risk.
3. Establish standardized protocols for referral and follow up management.
4. Incorporate strategies to maintain positive relationships and open communication with patients.
5. Identify remedial, corrective and preventive actions to reduce diagnostic errors.
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Kate Martin, MD, MPH, FAAFP, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Las Vegas
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