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Securing Your Practice Against Data Breaches
No business is safe from cyber attacks. Physicians can benefit from both performing due diligence and purchasing insurance to mitigate the risk of loss.
Celebrity Death Shines Spotlight on Surgical Centers
As freestanding surgical centers continue to proliferate, physicians should keep a close eye on patient care standards, compliance, and asset protection.
HIPAA Violations for Noncompliance, Not Just Breaches
Even if your practice does not suffer a HIPAA breach of confidential patient data, being noncompliant can land you in hot water as well.
The Current Malpractice Insurance Market: Coverage Red Flags for Docs
From inadequate cyber insurance to poor RAC audit coverage, many physicians are purchasing policies that could result in big losses down the line.
Avoid Audits: Make Sure Your Medical Billing Practices Are Above Board
In light of continuing Medicare fraud, it is vital to review your coding and billing procedures. Prevention is key to avoiding expensive take-backs.
Exit Strategies for Doctors: Common Legal Mistakes to Avoid
Many doctors are working on selling their practices. Here are four common legal areas that could pose problems.
Treating Chronic Pain Patients Is Rarely Easy
Despite rising rates of prescription drug abuse, there is no real consensus in the physician community on treatment protocols. Physicians often follow their own heart.
Making Your Medical Practice Safe for Patients and Staff
Michael O'Connell of Marymount Hospital in Ohio discusses key steps your medical practice can take to ensure a safe environment for patients and staff.
ACOs and Liability Risks for Physicians
In this podcast, Jeff Brunken, president of physician insurer MGIS, shares important ACO-related liability issues physicians face.
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