Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
A Physician's Asset Protection Makeover
Asset protection and risk management tips to help physicians stay up to date in an area where one misstep could prove costly.
Inbox: Is Your Practice Violating HIPAA?
In our recurring blog "Inbox," we get reader feedback on adhering to HIPAA laws and whether or not DPC is a fit for your practice.
13 Red Flags Your Pain Patient is a Drug Seeker
While prescription registries have made it easier to track down drug seekers, they are not foolproof. Here are red flags you should be looking out for.
HIPAA and Social Media
HIPAA laws can be broken in one social post, don't let your practice fall victim to simple social media indiscretions.
For This Practice, Following HIPAA is Complicated and Messy
A practice is discovering that the universal truth around HIPAA compliance is there is no universal truth. Every scenario is different.
Healthcare Fraud 101: Under False Claims Act Investigation
When your practice is under a False Claims Act investigation, here are some steps to take from a legal perspective.
Human Trafficking: What Physicians Need to Know
Physicians need to know the signs of human trafficking so they can successfully diagnose, treat, and report an incident.
How to React to Angry Patients
Handling a confrontation with an angry patient is critical to malpractice risk management. Here are five tips handle difficult encounters appropriately.
Four Ways to Reduce Diabetes Care Malpractice Risks
Diabetes care can raise some unique malpractice risks. Watch this 60-second video to learn what steps your practice should be taking to reduce the risks.
HIPAA and Patient Interactions
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA explores how to keep patient interactions at your medical practice HIPAA compliant.
HIPAA's Effect on Medical Practice Work Flow
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the daily work flow at medical practices nationwide.
Eleven Outrageous HIPAA Violations
They did what?! Eleven costly mistakes healthcare providers have made when dealing with confidential patient information.
Six Phrases to Avoid When Talking with Patients
The chief patient safety officer at medical malpractice insurer The Doctors Company identifies six common communication missteps physicians make.
2014 Great American Physician Survey Results
Get unique insight into the personal and professional lives of physicians through the results of the 2014 Great American Physician Survey, Sponsored by Kareo.
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