EHRs Not Designed with Real People in Mind, Expert Opines
Dr. Robert Wachter wrote the book on the failings of health IT and the effect these systems have on patient safety. He joined us for the Pearls podcast.
The Best Ways to Deal with a Disappointed Patient
Disappointed and angry patients are more likely to sue you for malpractice. Our advisory board shares tips on how to avoid this situation.
Legal Pain Management for Physicians
Legal advice on how to ensure you don't get in trouble for negligent conduct in taking care of a patient with a drug-seeking problem.
Senate AHCA Bill Draws Sharp Criticism from Medical Groups
The Senate repeal and replace of Obamacare was published this week and like the House version, it faces strong resistance from medical groups.
The Family History Question You Can't Ask of Patients
It'd be nice to ask a new patient about their family history with malpractice lawsuits. Unfortunately, that's not allowed, as this physician finds out.
Why Practices Must Report a Data Breach
A recent settlement highlights the importance of medical facilitates reporting a breach of protected health information in a timely manner.
How to Handle an Audit from Medicare or Other Payers
Regardless of who the payer is or the stated purpose, every potential audit inquiry should be taken seriously by your practice.
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