Risk Management and Patient Safety Practices That Prevent and Control Dental Malpractice Claims
Friday, December 16, 2022
Noon - 1 pm
Zoom Webinar - Registration Coming Soon
$25 per person (only registrants will receive a certificate of completion)
MedPro customers will receive a 5% discount on their upcoming premiums by watching this program.
This claim-based educational program begins with an overview of the current dental malpractice claim environment, including claim data and issues specific to the state of Georgia. Next we discuss the prominent risk management issues related to the frequency and severity of dental malpractice claims, including Informed consent, jousting, patient selection, patient and team communication, documentation and adverse outcome disclosure.
- Recognize the current trends in dental malpractice
- List three risk management issues related to dental malpractice
- Define jousting in dentistry
Robert Thompson - Patient Safety and Risk Solutions Dental Lead - MedPro Group
Robert has a diverse background in law, medicine, professional liability insurance, and healthcare risk management. He is a radiology technologist who practiced for nearly 10 years at several hospitals. Robert’s previous roles also include senior vice president of risk management and director of client education for two professional liability insurance companies.
Robert’s responsibilities include developing and delivering risk management and patient safety services to MedPro-insured dentists and national dental organizations. Robert also serves in a business development role by providing educational seminars on risk reduction and proactive risk management to prospective clients and dental students.