Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
Mitigate Risk: Physician Background Checks
Colorado is one of only six states that doesn't require doctors to undergo criminal records checks, but change is on the way.
Succession Planning 101 for Private Practices
If you are thinking of retiring, or even if you aren't, make sure you have a viable succession plan in place.
New CMS Chief Confirmed Amid Controversy
Controversy continues as the GOP healthcare bill clears its first hurdles.
Seasonal Asset Protection Issues for Physicians
Protecting your assets as a doctor often means thinking outside of the practice walls, where the things you work so hard for can be at risk.
Healthcare Fraud 101: The False Claims Act
A look into the False Claims Act and how the federal government will aim to prosecute wrongdoers.
ACA Replacement Plan Ripped Apart by Medical Groups
Medical groups like the AMA and AHA are against the GOP's Affordable Care Act replacement bill, the AHCA, which faces a long road towards becoming law.
Protecting Practices from a Significant Billing Error
What happens when a practice accidentally bills for a procedure that has never been performed. Here are ways to ensure you never find out.
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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