Social Media and Telemedicine

Social Media and Telemedicine

The standards expected of doctors do not change because they are communicating through social media rather than face to face or through other traditional media, but new challenges can arise. This section explains the benefits and risks to consider when using social...
Mediation Support

Mediation Support

Mediation is incrasingly becoming an option for resolving medical malpractice disputes. When a dispute is mediated, it can be resolved more quickly, cost-effectively, and with far less stress. This area covers the essential aspects of mediation from the healthcare...
Medical Professionalism

Medical Professionalism

When Do Professional Duties begin? (Open Access) This topic deals with when exactly the practitioner-patient relationship begins. This issue is important, because the practitioner’s legal and ethical duties towards a patient arise when the practitioner-patient...