Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
5 Steps to Avoid Being a Ransomware Victim
Two attorneys with expertise in cybersecurity outlined steps practices should take to minimize the threat of ransomware at HIMSS17.
Tech Partnerships Bring Help, Potential Trouble to Docs
Old government regulations need to adapt to new healthcare technologies, advises a former DOJ attorney.
Your Practice Website Must be ADA Compliant
Most think only their facility and job accommodations are required to be under compliance by ADA. Your practice's website must be too.
Doctors, Learn from Asset Protection Horror Stories
An asset protection plan can go horribly wrong for doctors if they are not well informed. Here are a few instances where this happened.
Price Confirmed as HHS Secretary
Rep. Tom Price was confirmed by the Senate along party lines as the next Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Healthcare Fraud 101: An Overview of the Key Statutes
An overview of the four federal healthcare fraud statutes and what your practice can do to avoid violating any of them.
Recent Case Highlights Liability Landmines for Physicians
Some physicians will have a lot more to worry about this year than having to lose 10 pounds or improving their healthy eating habits.
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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