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Don't Bet on Federal Tort Reform

With Republicans in the White House and Congress, the idea of new federal rules surrounding medical malpractice is gaining steam among physician advocacy groups. However, most experts are pumping the breaks, saying it's unlikely to happen. Also: Here are the steps you should take if you are sued for malpractice.

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If you are looking to combine your practice with another, here are some ways to ensure the merger goes off without a hitch.

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When it comes to drawMD, an app that allows clinicians to illustrate and modify medical images, the pictures do speak a thousand words.

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Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.

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Physicians face many risks beyond just malpractice; we take a look at one big liability issue in the news and preventable seasonal risks.

CMS' proposed rule for the 2018 performance year of the Quality Payment Program should be seen as a major win for small practices, experts say.

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Dr. Daniel Hoffman's guide on what to do if your patient has to leave your practice, for one reason or another.

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Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.

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Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.

Physicians Practice Pearls

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Use the "knowledge, skills, and attitude" concept when hiring staff at your practice, to ensure you bring the right person aboard.

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If your IT person leaves your practice, you need to be prepared to take over his duties and ensure things continue to run smoothly.

Developing this kind of document can let physicians know what expectations your practice has of them.

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