Don't question your data security after a breach. Here are six strategies to keep protected health information safe.
The Dangers of Copy and Paste in the EHR
Copy and paste can speed up patient charting in the EHR, but physicians and staff must be wary of propagating errors. Here are key factors to consider.
Four Common Strategic Planning Mistakes
The fundamental challenge of strategic planning is to reconcile the tension between the desire for preparation and the need for flexibility.
Painkiller Prescription under Increased Scrutiny from DOJ
Recent fines and arrests should show physicians there is heightened scrutiny on their prescribing of painkillers.
Memorial Day Starts High-Risk Season for Doctors
For doctors and their families, the time between Memorial Day to Labor Day can be dangerous as there is a spike in injuries, fatalities, and more.
Discharging Problem Patients the Right Way
Discharging a patient from your practice can be a difficult decision. However, if done the right way, your practice will be better for it.
AMA Pres Talks CMS' Latest Alternate Primary-Care Model
What does AMA President Steven J. Stack think about the new CMS primary-care model? He shares his thoughts in part 1 of a two-part interview series.
Confessions from an Opioid Prescriber
As the medical community grapples with opioid prescription, one doctor says she has seen first-hand that these medications do not cure chronic pain.
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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