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Providing excellent clinical care can reduce the likelihood of a lawsuit, but the clinical side is not the only area to focus on.
New Legislation Helps Remove Telemedicine Barriers
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact could make it easier for physicians to engage in medicine freely across state borders.
Data Breach Reporting Requirements for Medical Practices
The Anthem data breach illustrates the need for physicians to outline protocols in their practice to comply with new HIPAA reporting requirements.
How to Apologize for a Medical Error
Apologizing to a patient when an error occurs is critical to reducing malpractice risks, but it's very difficult to do the right way. Here are some tips.
Four Interactions that Lead to Malpractice Lawsuits
Four key physician-patient communication problems increase the likelihood of a lawsuit. Here's what they are, and how to avoid them.
Four Ways to Reduce Your Malpractice Risks
Navigating a HIPAA Breach at Your Medical Practice
Understand the ins and outs of a HIPAA breach and, more importantly, avoid them with 12 strategies to enact at your practice.
Asset Protection Lessons from Bruce Jenner's Accident
A real-life example shows us that personal liability insurance and large umbrella policy are vital parts of a strong asset protection plan for physicians.
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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