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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
The Debate over the Placebo Effect
Should doctors be able to freely use placebos to alleviate psychiatric suffering? Dr. Frank weighs the two sides to the debate.
When Your Patient Asks for Medical Marijuana
What do physicians have to know about the legal ramifications about prescribing or recommending medical marijuana to a patient?
Guidelines to Creating a Properly Written Non-Compete
What do physician practices have to know about creating a non-compete clause for one of its physicians? Here are four guidelines.
Financial and Personal Safety Tips for Docs on Summer Vaca
As physicians and their families get ready to enjoy summer, a few basic safety tips will help keep you, your property and your assets safe.
The Inbox: Are NPs and PAs Usurping Practice Authority?
In our recurring blog "Inbox" we share comments from physicians and practice administrators telling us what keeps them awake at night.
A New Way to Get Patients to Not Sue You
One doctor believes she has found the right way to get patients to not sue her practice. Will it work and indemnify her?
Memorial Day Starts High-Risk Season for Doctors
For doctors and their families, the time between Memorial Day to Labor Day can be dangerous as there is a spike in injuries, fatalities, and more.
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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