Search Tag: liability

IMAGING Management

AI ethical-legal issues: CAR White Paper

2019 10 Apr

Artificial intelligence ( AI ) software that analyses medical images is becoming increasingly prevalent. However, the promise of AI as a tool for promoting and enhancing personalised medicine can only be fulfilled with access to large quantities of medical data from patients. This data could be used for purposes such as predicting disease, diagnosis,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Oesophageal Cancer Screening: Low Risk of Liability Claims

2014 30 Sep

A study which appears in the October 1 issue of JAMA reports that liability claims against physicians are similarly low for acts of commission and acts of omission in oesophageal cancer screening. Claims alleging complications from screening procedures, as well claims accusing doctors of failure to perform them, were found to be relatively rare. The... Read more

IT Management

Protecting Hospitals From IT Failures

2014 14 Jul

Malfunctioning software systems and those hampered by glitches threaten the economic and functional health of hospital systems. The major problems with the HealthCare.gov website, designed to assist Americans with enrolment in health insurance exchanges as part of the Affordable Care Act, is only one well-known example. Technical problems in four states... Read more

Health Management

Legal Aspects of Telemedicine

2013 28 Nov

Author Dr. Jan Schillebeeckx Ehealth stakeholder (European Society of Radiology representative) European Commission Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology (DG Connect) Key Points Telemedicine is high on the European political agenda; By 2020 telemedicine will be widely... Read more