Ekblom to Speak on Risk Avoidance for UPenn’s Scheie Grand Rounds, April 22, 2021.

Partner Neil H. Ekblom to present "Trends in Ophthalmology Malpractice Litigation and How to Avoid Becoming a Target" at The Scheie Eye Institute Virtual Grand Rounds on Thursday, April 22, 2021.

The Scheie Eye Institute, founded in 1874, is the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania, located in Philadelphia. “The Penn Department of Ophthalmology remains an international leader in clinical care, translational and basic research, and teaching. Since 2010, the Ophthalmology Department has expanded clinical services, and currently offers highly specialized care in 17 ophthalmic subspecialties. Penn continues to rank among the top five recipients of National Eye Institute funding, and the ophthalmology residency program is ranked in the top 5% nationwide for research output per alumnus.”

https://www.pennmedicine.org/departments-and-centers/ophthalmology/about-us/history

Mr. Ekblom will discuss:

  • Ophthalmology Malpractice Claims
  • Litigation Trends by Certain Specialties
    • Cataracts
    • Retina
    • Glaucoma
    • Refractive surgery
  • Risk Management Strategies to Avoid Lawsuits
  • Handling Complications, EHR Charts and Malpractice Claims

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