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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
Malpractice Coverage Still Needed When Practicing Ends
Even if a physician stops practicing medicine, malpractice coverage needs to continue. Here's how to ensure you are covered.
When Can Medical Documents be Disclosed in Court?
A recent ruling in Texas is important for physicians to know, because it shows that laws regarding disclosure can have exemptions.
Is Your Lab Paying Your Practice an Illegal Kickback?
A recent case alleges one lab paid physicians improper fees to use their services. Make sure the same isn't happening at your practice.
Asset Protection: How Many LLCs Do You Need?
A common and recurring question I get from doctors is, "How many LLCs do I need?" The best answer requires a fact specific look at your assets.
Using an EHR Can Be Ethically Challenging
The inherent flaws in this doctor’s EHR system has created an ethical dilemma, which he says cannot be solved.
Reduce Physician Liability in Patient-Addiction Cases
Here are six steps to protect yourself and your practice from malpractice suits stemming from a patient's prescription addiction.
Instituting a Successful BYOD Policy for Your Practice
Physicians want access to patient data on the go, but practices need to have a secure BYOD policy. Here are a few steps to protect data within the EHR.
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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