Click here to read "Limiting Exposure for Claims of Untimely Reporting of Critical Radiological Findings" by Thomas A. Mobilia and Daniel Freidlin as published in the July 2017 edition of MD News Long Island.
"Radiologists are frequent targets of medical malpractice lawsuits alleging a failure to diagnose, failure to properly communicate imaging results or failure to make appropriate recommendations. The failure to communicate claim typically arises in the context of a critical finding identified on an imaging study where timely treatment may be the difference between life and death. Effective and timely communication of the radiological findings is essential in the defense of such lawsuits." Click here to read more.