Darlene K. King Presents at Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting
Lancaster County, PA, December 7, 2018 – Saxton & Stump’s Darlene K. King, Esq. was an invited speaker at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) on November 26, 2018 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. Ms. King participated in a panel with Ronald L. Eisenberg, MD, JD; Stephen D. Brown, MD; Priscilla J. Slanetz, MD, MPH; and Brent J. Wagner, MD, to present Medicolegal Issues for Radiologists: To Divulge or Not to Divulge: Diagnostic Misses and Errors.
Ms. King discussed the legal assessment of a missed diagnosis for a radiology claim and shared strategies on disclosure that radiologist can use to reduce their risk of a claim or lawsuit. She also addressed the issue of protection of the peer review process from exposure in litigation.
Ms. King is Chair of Saxton & Stump Risk Mitigation & Safety Group. She concentrates her practice in the representation of hospitals, doctors and health care professionals in healthcare litigation. She guides healthcare clients with issues involving risk management, crisis management, patient care and liability exposure. Ms. King has many years of comprehensive healthcare litigation experience encompassing all aspects of professional negligence litigation from inception to trial. She also has advised clients concerning compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations and has represented healthcare clients before the state licensing board.
RSNA is an international society with over 54,000 members. The Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the RSNA is the world’s premier scientific and educational forum in radiology. Radiologists, radiation oncologists, physicists in medicine, radiologic technologists and allied healthcare professionals attend this week-long event.
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