LEGAL GUIDELINE FOR PARTING WAYS WITH A PATIENT

Per ISMS

A physician-patient relationship is established once an appointment has been made for a patient to see a physician.

So what do you do when it ends?

Physicians may withdraw for a physician-patient relationship, provided the relationship is terminated in the proper manner. However, termination of the relationship can be difficult in some situations.

Learn more with ISMS medical legal guideline, Physician-Patient Relationship: Withdrawal or Termination. This resource covers  various circumstances in which ending the relationship may be desirable,and discuses the process for terminating  the relationship. This is offered by ISMS to members only and is password protected.

http://www.isms.org

 

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