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Following simple steps can minimize risk of being sued

November 30, 2008 DiagnosticImaging.com. Following simple steps can minimize risk of being sued By Philip Ward Legal and regulatory issues have a growing impact on how radiologists perform procedures and studies, report results, and structure their practices. Implementing a simple checklist may help to reduce the prospect of being sued for malpractice. "Most radiologists lack insight on, and guidance to, the relevant issues. This creates an environment of confusion and conflict that benefits neither the radiologist nor the patient," said Dr. Jonathan S. Luchs, a radiologist at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola, NY, in an education exhibit at RSNA 2008. "There is no single source of information regarding radiology and the law that is incorporated into radiology training to help prepare radiologists for their practice."

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