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"Developed by GPSC, the information sheet suggests practical steps that physicians can take to manage liability risks in team-based care settings. According to the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA), the current medico-legal system that currently protects the interests of patients and individual providers can also protect team-based care practices.
The information sheet provides general information and is not meant to be used as legal advice for specific legal situations. For medical legal advice and assistance, please contact the CMPA and/or a lawyer."
Guidance to physicians: Reducing medico-legal risk in team-based care
Medico-legal liability concerns are often cited as being barriers to team-based care. In Collaborative
Care: A Medical Liability Perspective, the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) believes