Risk Management

Unanticipated Outcomes: Steps for Responding

Dealing with unanticipated outcomes is one of the most difficult aspects of medical practice, especially if an error contributed to the result. While many physicians want to talk to their patients about adverse events, they may hesitate to do so for a variety of reasons. OMIC has always encouraged its policyholders to communicate honestly and compassionately with their patients about unanticipated outcomes.

In order to provide more guidance for ophthalmologists on how to handle these difficult situations, Responding to Unanticipated Outcomes offers a risk management recommendations.

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