Malpractice

Technology Hot Topics: OCR updates, mobile health app resource, and vishing

September 10, 2020

Teleworking and telehealth have opened more doors for cybercriminals due to a lack of technical, administrative, and physical safeguards.

The intersection of Informed Consent, EMTALA, and the False Claims Act

July 09, 2020

Two recently unveiled cases provide a glimpse into areas physicians and providers should be evaluating for continued compliance.

Avoiding malpractice claims during the pandemic

April 30, 2020

Practicing medicine is more challenging now than ever, but malpractice claims are probably not a major risk.

Six EHR-related malpractice landmines to avoid

December 03, 2019

EHRs are increasingly leading to malpractice lawsuits. Here are six issues to avoid.

Why physicians should be wary of the Travel Act

October 08, 2019

Prosecutors have gotten aggressive in their use of the Travel Act to pursue physicians and other providers for fraud, including those paid by private insurers.

What you need to know about medical board complaints

August 28, 2019

You protect yourself against medical malpractice, but are you protected against medical board complaints?

When should you say ‘I’m sorry’

May 30, 2019

The way you apologize may have different implications, depending on how providers say it.

Death By 1,000 Clicks: Where Electronic Health Records Went Wrong

April 01, 2019

The leading cause of physician burnout also puts patients at risk of medical errors, the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Recent headlines highlight risks for doctors

August 14, 2018

Doctors have been in national news headlines for the wrong reasons. We examine their stories and the asset protection risks they present.

Lesser-known tail malpractice coverage options

June 28, 2018

Before securing a policy to cover work from a previous employer, physicians should examine all tail insurance options.