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After much discussion and consideration, the ACHE Board of Governors and leadership team have decided to cancel the 2020 Congress on Healthcare Leadership due to the need for leaders and healthcare organizations to manage their responses to coronavirus (COVID-19) within their communities. Learn more at ache.org/Coronavirus.

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Ferdinando Mirarchi, DO

Medical Director

Emergency Department, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center–Hamot

Sessions

127X – Wrongful Death or Wrongful Life: Is Your Hospital at Risk?

Presented by Nathan Kottkamp, Ferdinando Mirarchi, DO, M. Jane Markley, RN, FACHE at 8:45 AM on Thursday, March 26th.

This seminar will review the potential liability and risks to patients resulting from misunderstandings and lack of attention paid to advance directives. Advance directives, do not resuscitate orders, and provider orders for life-sustaining treatment documents are well intended but can have unintended consequences that can cause increased wasteful utilization of healthcare resources related to over…