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Don't question your data security after a breach. Here are six strategies to keep protected health information safe.
OIG Settlements Prove Physician Fraud Continues
The activities of a few bad physicians in the healthcare industry will continue to make the business of healthcare an overly regulated one.
Don't Make the Same HIPAA Mistakes as Other Practices
Step up HIPAA compliance by identifying what's getting other practices into trouble, and taking steps to avoid making the same mistakes.
Legal Pitfalls to Avoid When Using Your EHR
More malpractice cases relating to physicians' EHR use are occurring. Here's what to do to ensure such a problem does not happen to you.
Using E-mail at Your Medical Practice: 5 Security Tips
Forget patient portals, faxes, and snail mail. E-mail is more accessible, so here are five ways to securely communicate with patients and peers.
Physician Impairment — Consequences and Duties
Preparing for the worst possible scenarios by maintaining legal documentation is the only way a medical group can be prepared to protect itself.
CMS' Self-Disclosure Protocol: Good Intent, Bad Process
While the concept of physicians disclosing potential wrongdoing might appear valid on paper, it is actually more trouble that it is worth.
Healthcare Changes Present New Physician Liability Risks
Change can impact a physician’s two key risk exposures: professional liability and long-term disability. Here's how to reduce your risks.
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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