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Ethical Issues in Interhospital Transfers of Emergency Department Patients

ACEP Now

Consequences of this are well documented and include delayed treatment, exposure to error, increased length of stay, and increased mortality. 2 This article discusses the practical and ethical issues of interhospital transfer of these patients. ED crowding impairs this mission. Academic Emergency Medicine 22.2 2015):157-165.

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Comprehensive Dementia Care in Dentistry Training

American Medical Compliance

A decline and loss of memory, focus, and judgment, as well as the capacity for learning, problem-solving, and communication, are some of these symptoms. The term “dementia” refers to a broad range of symptoms that arise from brain damage caused by illness, injury, or disease.

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Navigating Social Media, Online Reviews, & HIPAA

Total Medical ComplianceHIPAA

Here are a few ideas to avoid an OCR investigation and penalty, breach, and/or an ethical issue: Avoid the urge to reply right away to a negative review. If the patient contacts you with their issue, be willing to have them fill out a patient complaint form and work to resolve the issue with them.