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Archive: Failure to Communicate Test Results

Communicate Test results

Yes, patients are entitled to know the results of any medical exams performed on them. The standard of care to which health care providers are held includes an obligation to communicate test results. In addition, medical professionals must also communicate…

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failure to communicate test results

“Failure to communicate test results” occurs when a medical professional fails to follow up with the patient to discuss the results of a diagnostic test. “Failure to communicate” malpractice cases are one of the top causes of medical misdiagnosis claims….

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Failure to order tests

It is a physician’s duty to inform a patient of their test results as part of the high standard of medical care to which they are held. A patient is also entitled to know the purpose of the exam along…

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