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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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EHRs can pose a liability for providers: If used incorrectly or not double checked for accuracy, providers can be at risk for a malpractice lawsuit.

Many doctors transfer assets to a spouse as part of an asset-protection plan. But, this strategy does not consider what might happen in a divorce.

You may want to help patients experiencing financial difficulties and you can, but be sure to do it the right way to avoid a payer audit and penalty.

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Before you fire off a response to a negative patient review, here are seven things to consider. You don’t want to post something potentially worse online.

Promoting commercial products, like television's Dr. Oz, can present a conflict of interest for physicians.

Advanced practitioners have various qualifications, but be sure you understand your state's scope of practice laws.

A recent U.S. Tax Court ruling should provide food for thought for physicians accepting guaranteed bonus payments from their hospital employer.

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