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Podcast: Informal Consultations: Do New Risks Exist With This Age-Old Tradition? by Toni Hendel, Esq., R.N., C.P.H.R.M.
From the article in The Journal of Medical Practice Management by Toni Hendel, Esq. This podcast cites three court decisions involving physicians who provided an informal or "curbside" consultation. The cases demonstrate the medico-legal implications of physicians engaging in informal consultations. The author then discusses the growing risk of liability for physicians who participate in this traditional practice.