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2022 Digest (Vol 32 No 1)

Allegations of failure to diagnose are common in medical malpractice lawsuits against ophthalmologists, and diagnostic error is an issue of ongoing concern in the healthcare community. In fact, one of the “Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns” listed in an ECRI (formerly the Emergency Care Research Institute) and Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) 2022 special report is “Cognitive Biases and Diagnostic Error.” We examine solutions.  Read more... ...
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Join us at the OMIC session to be presented at the 2022 Women in Ophthalmology meeting on August 25-28, 2022 at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, California. Date of OMIC presentation:  consult the[...]
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An OMIC Risk Management course for ophthalmic administrators is being offered at the 2022 AAO Annual Meeting: Session MC05 Date: Friday, September 30, 2022 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Title: Risk Management, Communication, and[...]
Aug
25
Thu
all-day Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) 202... @ Portola Hotel & Spa
Women in Ophthalmology (WIO) 202... @ Portola Hotel & Spa
Aug 25 – Aug 28 all-day
Join us at the OMIC session to be presented at the 2022 Women in Ophthalmology meeting on August 25-28, 2022 at the Portola Hotel & Spa in Monterey, California. Date of OMIC presentation:  consult the[...]
Sep
30
Fri
all-day OMIC Risk Management for Adminis... @ McCormick Place Convention Center
OMIC Risk Management for Adminis... @ McCormick Place Convention Center
Sep 30 all-day
An OMIC Risk Management course for ophthalmic administrators is being offered at the 2022 AAO Annual Meeting: Session MC05 Date: Friday, September 30, 2022 Time: 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Title: Risk Management, Communication, and[...]


CASE STUDY:

Failure to diagnose Giant Cell Arteritis results in settlement

OMIC has seen several sizeable settlements resulting from failure to diagnose giant cell arteritis cases in the past few years. In 2020, alone, there were two large settlements, this one for $475K and another case for $600K. The settlements are large because GCA, if diagnosis does not occur or is delayed, often leads to...

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Think about how you employ heuristics in working up patients. Heuristic thinking is based on past experience, and uses mental shortcuts, intuition, and “rule of thumb” to solve problems and make judgments quickly and efficiently. It’s generally used when physicians see a patient with a familiar set of symptoms that fit a recognizable diagnosis. Read more in the 2022 Digest Vol 32 N0 1 ...





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OMIC is the largest insurer of ophthalmologists in the United States and we've been the only physician-owned carrier to continuously offer coverage in all states since 1987. Our fully portable policy can be taken with you wherever you practice. Should you move to a new state or territory, you're covered without the cost or headache of applying for new coverage.

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