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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
The Question of Disclosing Medical Malpractice Insurance
A recent N.J. Supreme Court case raises several issues around malpractice insurance laws and whether docs should disclose if they have it or not.
When it Comes to Telehealth, Look Before You Leap
With many doctors interested in getting involved with some kind of telehealth model, it’s important to know the legal and reimbursement limitations.
Communication Issues Can Lead to Malpractice Claims
A recent study looked at the effect miscommunication had on malpractice claims. The results show the value in being clear and concise with patients.
Disclosing Adverse Events: 3 Vital Steps for Physicians
Many physicians will face a malpractice claim in their career, so the way a physician communicates adverse news is of paramount importance.
Preventing Data Breaches: What Physicians Need to Do
Two recent articles underscore the importance of cybersecurity across all facets of a physician’s practice and what questions should be asked.
Before You Get Started in Telemedicine
There is no such thing as a standard telemedicine program. Consequently, it is extremely important to develop a strategic plan first.
Beware of Year-End Tax-Scams Targeting Doctors
Some year-end scams target doctors externally, while others are brought to them by would-be advisors. Here’s a look at both.
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.
Five Missteps to Avoid When Communicating Electronically with Patients
Communicating electronically with patients is convenient, but also risky. Here, a risk management professional shares some of the biggest mistakes to avoid.
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