Liability Issues in Telemedicine: Considerations for Keeping Your Patients Safe
ISMS members: Free
Non-ISMS members: $75.00
Telemedicine use has increased drastically over recent years as it is a helpful tool for both physicians and patients. However, with the growing use of telemedicine, it’s important to consider how one’s risk can shift when using this technology. Join Mike O’Neill from ISMIE’s Risk Management Division as he outlines what considerations need to be taken into account regarding telemedicine and what strategies can be used to help mitigate potential risk.
At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Identify the risks and benefits of using telemedicine
- Discuss various federal and state regulations related to telemedicine
- Summarize risk management considerations for using telemedicine
ISMS members and their staffs
There are no relevant financial relationships with ACCME-defined commercial interests for anyone who was in control of the content of this activity.
The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this internet activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Nurse Practice Act rules deem CME credit provided by approved sponsors as acceptable to fulfill nursing continuing education requirements for licensure. Nurses may claim one contact hour per unit of CME in the state of Illinois.
The recommendations contained in this resource are not intended to define conduct that is appropriate in every case, should not be considered as establishing any standard of care, and do not constitute legal advice. Physicians, clinicians and healthcare providers should take care to ensure that all care rendered reflects the best clinical judgment and complies with the laws and regulations of the state or location at which the care was provided.
Michael H. O’Neill, CPHRM
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Illinois State Medical Society and ISMIE Mutual Insurance Company. The Illinois State Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Illinois State Medical Society designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 1.00 Participation Credit