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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.


  • 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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