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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.
HIPAA Business Associates and Civil Monetary Penalties
Anyone involved with protected health information at your medical practice can be the one who gets you fined for a HIPAA violation. So due diligence is a must.
Medical Student Debt Exposure Extends to Family Members
Becoming a guarantor for medical student loans can place undue strains upon family income and assets. Develop a plan first, before committing to help a loved one.
Legal Pitfalls of Electronic Patient Communication
From texting to Facebook messages, communicating with patients electronically has always raised legal questions. Here are the answers to keep your practice safe.
Protecting Your Medical Practice From Cyberthreats
A HIPAA risk assessment can help your practice put safeguards in place to protect against both cyberthreats and cyberliability.
Finding a Good Asset Protection Lawyer — Questions Doctors Should Ask
One of the biggest challenges facing physicians in obtaining asset protection is selecting qualified counsel. Make sure you do your due diligence.
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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