Emanuel Kanal, MD, FACR, boldly invited a plaintiff’s attorney to RSNA 2011. The intent? To let radiologists know how to protect themselves from malpractice suits.
If you worry about malpractice, here is the key point to remember: You are responsible for the patient’s care, even if you aren’t present during the exam. Saying patient safety isn’t your job, that you just read films, won’t cut it in court, even if you don’t pay the tech.