Top 5 issues that can a physician sued for malpractice

Great list by the Texas Medical Association (

  1. Failure to listen to and respect your patients;
  2. Failure to maintain accurate, legible, and complete documentation;
  3. Not establishing standards of conduct for office staff:
  4. Failure to order and follow up on tests; and
  5. Failure to refer when appropriate, or communicate with the referring physician.

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