The Medical Staff Coordinator has again called upon your expertise in the area of healthcare law. You have been asked to provide a written discussion on professional liability and medical malpractice. You are asked to provide the information outlined below and use research (at least two sources) to substantiate your discussion.
- Define liability and malpractice.
- Summarize the three areas of general liability for which a physician/employer is responsible.
- Discuss the role and purpose of risk management.
Use APA formatting and citation standards. Use at least two (2) scholarly references published within the last 5 years to substantiate your work.