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Why Dental Insurance May be a Waste for Some Physicians
Physicians may want to think twice prior to purchasing dental insurance. Here's why.
Physician Retirement: Be Aware of Long-Term Care Costs
Unforeseen long-term care expenses are common in retirement and relying on Medicare, Medicaid, or self-funding may not be prudent. Here are options to consider.
The Inadequacy of HIPAA Policies and Procedures
The importance of HIPAA policies and procedures should not be overlooked. Doing so can be costly.
Year-End Physician Risk Management and Business Issues
Here are some common reoccurring issues at the end of each year your practice needs to know about and act on properly.
The Important Insurance Policy Many Physicians Overlook
Umbrella coverage is one of my first and strongest recommendations to physician clients. Here's why.
Computer, HIPAA Security Issues for Medical Practices
Be smart. Securely dispose of old practice computers and other devices and install safeguards on new technology. You'll be glad you did.
HIPAA-Related Fines Climb to $6.8 and $32.5 Million
Federal HIPAA violations and state law causes of action are nothing to ignore. The penalties are substantial.
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.
Compliance Plans and Your Medical Practice
Marcia Brauchler of Physicians' Ally offers tips on creating compliance plans to protect your medical practice.
How HIPAA Is Affecting Medical Practice Health IT
Robert M. Tennant of the MGMA looks at the effect HIPAA is playing on the use of health IT at medical practices.
Reduce Malpractice Risks: Infectious Diseases
The first imported case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. underscores the need for practices to actively address risks associated with infectious diseases.
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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