SPOTLIGHT: Lawsuit points up issues involved in firing residents

Firing residents may sometimes be necessary, but it's a risky move. In fact, Johns Hopkins was hit with a $24 million lawsuit filed by a doctor after the hospital was accused of wrongfully terminating him. The truth is, however, that suits are inevitable; the question is how to prepare for this eventuality--and that involves making sure your hospital's policies, procedures and documentation are all in order, experts say. Article

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