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    AAO 2021
    Comprehensive Ophthalmology

    In this presentation from AAO 2021, Hans Bruhn gives an overview of medical malpractice risk management strategies to mitigate liability risk for providers and practice entities. Topics include the following:

    • definition and legal elements of medical malpractice
    • overview of Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company (OMIC) risk management services and resources
    • discussion of how a physician-patient relationship starts, the duty to treat, and how the relationship should be terminated
    • how to use documentation to manage a patient relationship to reduce medical malpractice liability risk
    • practice management strategies to reduce medical malpractice liability risk
    • steps that should be taken to mitigate liability risk and support the defense of a claim