Timely Second Opinions : An Antidote to Negligence
June 28, 2021 0
Timely second opinions, relevant specialist opinions and following the most recent updated protocols are best practices that we as doctors need to bring in to our daily practice to avoid medical negligence.
Patients also need to be made aware that when their doctor reaches out to another specialist or super-specialist it is because he/she wants to add more value to their care plan.
PyraMed Telemedicine offers joint video consultations, which are a very useful tool for doctors to reach out to specialists and super-specialists.
A 2009 oncology case where the sentencing was done recently highlights this issue of following updated protocols.