Healthcare experts may be asked to provide an expert opinion on numerous types of lawsuits, as the healthcare industry encompasses many varying practices.
Healthcare expert consulting may provide valuable information for cases involving the following:
- Medical malpractice
- Negligence of a patient
- Prescribing the wrong type of medication
- Unforeseen side effects to medication
- Surgery or other type of treatment
- Failing to properly inform the patient on the details of his or her surgery
- Other forms of medical errors
Healthcare expert witnesses may also be asked to assess a lawsuit related to healthcare insurance, as many problems with medical coverage can lead to litigation.
In addition to working with these policies, healthcare expert witnesses are often from a background in healthcare administration and healthcare management, which enforces regulatory compliance in hospitals, hospices, and other healthcare facilities.
Healthcare experts may also have experience handling financial matters in relation to medical treatment with accounting and valuation procedures within the medical field.
Healthcare expert witnesses may also be knowledgeable in the following:
- Public health polices and epidemiology
- Contract management
- Market research
- Managed care
- Other business-oriented details in the healthcare field
Healthcare experts may also be asked to comment on whether the proper forms of training, education, equipment, medicine, and assistance was properly implemented within a healthcare setting.
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