The simmering controversy over requirements for maintenance of certification (MOC) and accompanying physician unhappiness with the
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), long confined to the medical community, burst into public view in March.
Edward Zurad, MD, FAAFP, a solo family practitioner in rural Pennsylvania, found himself one of four defendants in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The plaintiff was not one of Zurad's regular patients. The case was not settled out of court. Zurad shares his experience in being sued and being acquitted by a jury.
Healthcare workers are in a unique position to separate the facts from the fears concerning the Ebola virus in the United States. Make sure you and your staff members are educated about the virus and able to answer any questions from patients.