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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
Stopping Holiday Fraud at Your Medical Practice
Your holiday can turn south if you allow employees within your practice to defraud your business. Watch out for these schemes.
Musical Medical Malpractice
A cartoon about a doctor that is getting sued for a real strange reason. Medical malpractice can come in all different forms.
Advice for Volunteering in a Medical Disaster Response
Volunteering to help in an international crisis is laudable. But make sure to conduct your due diligence first.
How the False Claims Act Can Hurt Physicians
A recent ruling against a pharmaceutical company shows physicians how the False Claims Act can hurt them legally and financially.
The Patient Satisfaction Survey: A Diagnostic Tool
A properly constructed and thoroughly analyzed patient satisfaction survey can help a practice retain its patient base.
Issues in the News: Medical Practice Crisis Management
Certain events, as we’ve seen recently, can have an effect on the personal safety of doctors, as well as harm their business and personal assets.
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.
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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