Connect to other sites within the UBM Medica Network
Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
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.
Discharging Problem Patients the Right Way
Discharging a patient from your practice can be a difficult decision. However, if done the right way, your practice will be better for it.
To Protect Assets, Docs Must Know Legal Risk Factors
What are some of the risk factors doctors face, both personal and professional, to protect their assets? Here are some potential ones.
Steps to Avert Ransomware at Your Medical Practice
No matter how small your practice is, it's important to put technical and human safeguards in place now to protect your data.
Payer-Based Audits are Often a Waste of Time for Docs
While some payer-based investigations into fraud might be based on actual patterns of abuse, most are just an attempt to recoup funds.
Important Lesson for Doctors in #PanamaPapers Fiasco
Mixing secrecy, bad tax advice, and the wrong jurisdictions may prove financially fatal for American doctors who misuse offshore tools for tax evasion.
The Difference in Being an Independent Doc
Some people might want the comfort of a salary and no overhead expenses. This independent doc sees it a completely different way.
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.
Earn CME Credits for reading Physicians Practice articles. Click here to go to our free online CME activities.
By clicking Accept, you agree to become a member of the UBM Medica Community.