ACI to Host Obstetric Malpractice Forum in June
On June 27-28, the American Conference Institute (ACI) will be hosting its 11th Annual Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice at the Union League of Philadelphia, which occupies an entire city block in the center of Philadelphia’s commercial and cultural district. Medical Liability Monitor is a media sponsor of the event, and its subscribers are entitled to a discounted registration.
At this year’s Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice, the nation’s leading obstetric malpractice attorneys, healthcare professionals, insurance professionals and hospital risk managers will conduct discussions on the latest litigation and claims trends, new theories of liability, emerging defense and damage mitigation strategies, cutting-edge technologies and techniques as well as evolving standards of care in obstetrics.
Discussion topics will include:
• Litigating claims arising from prenatal care as well as identifying and managing the risks during the prenatal period;
• Determining when perinatal asphyxia is the underlying cause of a brain injury;
• Emerging standards of care for infants born with brain injuries and other emergency situations;
• Developing an effective litigation strategy for claims due to shoulder dystocia;
• Ensuring the correct interpretation and response to fetal monitoring and litigating claims relating to fetal monitoring;
• How placental pathology and neuroimaging are impacting assessments of causation and timing of injuries;
• Assessing the impact of intrauterine infections and genetic disorders on the placenta and fetus;
• Minimizing exposure to obstetric malpractice litigation by identifying key drivers of risk, enhancing incident management practices and utilizing a systematic approach to process improvement;
• Determining the monetary value of a case through the effective assessment and use of life care plans.
Medical Liability Monitor readers are entitled to a discount when registering with the code: “MLM 200.”
If you are interested in registering, or to learn more about the conference, please call 888-224-2480 or visit the conference website at www.AmericanConference.com/ObMal.