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Here are some basic HIPAA rules that you may be breaking every day.
Stopping Holiday Fraud at Your Medical Practice
Your holiday can turn south if you allow employees within your practice to defraud your business. Watch out for these schemes.
Physicians Must Realign Compensation with Value
Value-based reimbursement isn't the future for physicians; it's here. It's time to tie quality outcomes to compensation.
Independent Practices Can Succeed in Risk-Based Care
Independent practices can succeed in risk-based contracting. It’s just a matter of understanding why, how, and what, according to Farzad Mostashari.
Docs Must Evaluate New Technology’s Security Risks
It’s important to not cut corners when assessing the cost of a new technology and forget about its potential security threats.
The Question of Disclosing Medical Malpractice Insurance
A recent N.J. Supreme Court case raises several issues around malpractice insurance laws and whether docs should disclose if they have it or not.
Disclosing Adverse Events: 3 Vital Steps for Physicians
Many physicians will face a malpractice claim in their career, so the way a physician communicates adverse news is of paramount importance.
The Smart Way to be a Contrary Investor
It’s in our nature to want to buy the winners and sell the losers. Successful investing often involves the opposite.
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.
The Top 10 Things Doctors Should Never Say to Patients
Poor physician communication makes it more likely a patient will file a malpractice lawsuit against you. Here are 10 things to never say to patients.
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