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Jeff Bloom to speak at the Emergency Medicine Risk Conference

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Tomorrow, March 27th, our partner Jeff Bloom will speak at the Emergency Risk Conference at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. The conference will take place at the Mount Sinai Hatch Auditorium, 1450 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y. Mr. Bloom will present “Analysis of a court case”.

Below is the program for the Conference:

8:30 – 9:00 Breakfast

9:00 – 9:10 Welcome

Andy S.Jagoda, MD, FACEP, Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine of the Mount Sinai School of Medicine welcomes participants

9:10 – 9:30 Introduction. Scope of the problem:

Analysis of 10 years of FOJP data on malpractice claims in emergency medicine, placed in the context of national data

9:30 – 10:10 Analysis of a court case

An in-depth look at the components of medical record from a lawyer’s perspective

10:10 – 10:40 Risk Management and Abdominal Pain

An analysis of the key components of the history and physical related to a patient with an abdominal complaint; the differential diagnosis; test utilization; and common errors. Focus will be on strategies to identify and provide “standard of care”

10:40 – 11:00 Break

11:00 – 11:30 Risk Management and Chest Pain

An analysis of the key components of the history and physical related to a patient presenting with chest pain; the differential diagnosis; test utilization; and common errors. Focus will be on strategies to identify and provide “standard of care”

11:30 – 12:00 Risk Management and Orthopedic Injury

An analysis of the key components of the history and physical related to a patient with an orthopedic complaint; the differential diagnosis; test utilization; and common errors. Focus will be on strategies to identify and provide “standard of care”

12:00 – 12:30 Risk Management and the Neurologic Complaint

An analysis of the key components of the history and physical related to a patient presenting with a neurologic complaint; the differential diagnosis; test utilization; and common errors. Focus will be on strategies to identify and provide “standard of care”

12:30 – 13:15 Innovative Programs / Initiatives in Risk Reduction

A look at the science of risk reduction and impact on outcomes. Session will look at programs such as TeamSteps, and will look at how simulation has been used to identify and solve problems

12:45 – 13:00 Panel Discussion

13:15 Lunch