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Fortress Dental Risk Management: Root Cause Analysis through Claims Review

Course Description:

In this course, closed dental malpractice claims will be analyzed to identify how and when dentists and their staff can implement risk management and ethical principles to enhance patient safety and reduce untoward outcomes. Topics include extractions and implants, failure to diagnose, nerve injury, and patient selection and management considerations. There are no prerequisites.

Objectives:

  • Apply clinical risk management strategies to improve patient safety, mitigate associated risk factors, and reduce untoward outcomes and malpractice claims
  • Implement strategies to help prevent failure to diagnose allegations
  • Recognize the potential effect technology and applied risk management can have on mitigating and managing nerve injury

Take this course to insure a discount on your premium! 

  • A certificate will be issued to all participants who successfully complete the seminar.
  • Dentists who complete this course will be entitled 10% discount on their liability premiums for a three year period from the Fortress Insurance Company. Other insurance companies may also accept this course for a discount. Please check with your carrier.

About the Speaker

MICHAEL RAGAN, DMD, JD, LLM

Dr. Michael Ragan is a defense trial attorney in a Miami, Florida law firm with 25 years of experience. Dr. Ragan received a B.A. from Syracuse University, a D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, a J.D. from the Georgetown University Law Center, and an L.L.M. in Health Law from Loyola University College of Law. Dr. Ragan is presently Adjunct Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Nova Southeastern College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ragan practiced clinical dentistry for fifteen years and supervised healthcare professional liability claims for seven years within the insurance industry. Dr. Ragan was on the Board of Directors of Fortress Insurance Company as well as the Chairman of their Claims Committee and currently serves as Medico-legal Consultant for Fortress. Dr. Ragan is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, and the American College of Legal Medicine.

Dr. Ragan has nothing to disclose.


 

Details

Date:
Sep 12, 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
www.cnydc.org

Venue

The Oncenter
800 South State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202 United States
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Phone:
315-435-8000
Website:
www.oncenter.org

Organizer

Central New York Dental Conference
Phone:
315-434-9161
Email:
Website:
www.cnydc.org

Other

Speaker
Michael Ragan, DMD, JD
Credits
3 MCE
Sponsor
Fifth District Dental Society
Register Online
http://www.cnydc.org

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