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Four Ways to Reduce Malpractice Risk

Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.

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If a patient posts a negative review of you or your practice after a visit, there are six key elements you need to prove for it to truly be defamatory.

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A False Claims Act case brought by the Department of Justice highlights the importance of these arrangements.

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Few domestic employers realize they are responsible for the same wide range of legal and tax issues at home that they are in their medical practices.

Can a Supreme Court ruling on teeth whitening make the case against physician exclusion in narrow networks, exchange plans, etc.? Perhaps.

I have heard some physicians use malpractice risks as a reason to not work with PAs. Here's how I respond.

Internists, family physicians, and other physicians are often named in cardiology-related malpractice claims. Here are some ways to lessen your risks.

Informed consent traditionally attempts to indemnify liability. Without disclosing risk and cost, it creates it.

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