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Reduce Lawsuits Related to Cancer Diagnosis
Posted on: 8/1/2013

A significant number of medical liability lawsuits ISMIElogoinvolve failure to diagnose the most prevalent forms of cancer in the United States - prostate, breast, lung and colorectal. The principal cause? Failure to track and follow up on test results, followed closely by poor communication and documentation failures.

ISMIE Mutual's online course, Failure to Diagnose Cancer: Exploring Risk Issues, covers risk management strategies for the top four cancers, with a focus on tracking test results, documenting referrals and taking thorough patient histories.

Policyholders who successfully complete this course can earn a 1% premium discount and CME credit.

Learn more; take the course today! 

The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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