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Educating Your Patients
Noontime Session, 2010 Joint Meeting, Chicago

Why Take the Risk?
How to Create an Effective Risk Management Strategy with Patient Education and Informed Consent Documents.

October 18, 2010

Chicago, Ill.

Presenters:

  • Richard L. Abbott, MD, Chairman of Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) Board of Directors

  • Andrew G. Iwach,  MD, Secretary for Communications, American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • Philip R. Rizzuto, MD, Chairman of Patient Education Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology

Through analysis of specific medico-legal cases and a survey of OMIC defense counsel, attendees learned how to minimize their risk against malpractice lawsuits with the effective use of ophthalmic patient education and informed consent tools.



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