September 22nd, 2017

Get to Know Us: Tamara Johnson

The first installment in a new series introducing the talented and dedicated people who make up the Medical Mutual team.

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September 14th, 2017

2016 Closed Claims Summary

Details about the 50 cases that were closed with verdict or payment last year.

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September 11th, 2017

Disaster Planning for Medical Practices

Details on what providers need to know about preparing for and responding to natural disasters.

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September 7th, 2017

The Human Resources Side of HIPAA Violations

Medical Mutual’s on-call HR advisor explains the steps practices need to take to address the HR implications of potential HIPAA violations by employees.

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August 28th, 2017

Medical Mutual’s Resources for Responding to the Opioid Epidemic

We are supporting our members through this crisis with tools and information.

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August 16th, 2017

Medical Mutual Partner Practice Named One of Charlotte’s Healthiest Employers

Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region was awarded the Charlotte Business Journal’s Healthiest Employer of Greater Charlotte award for the third straight year.

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August 7th, 2017

Medical Mutual Begins Offering Webinars That Qualify for CME Credits

The new offering gives participating physicians AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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August 4th, 2017

New EEOC Lawsuit Charges Home Health Care Provider With Violating ADA Over Response to Workplace Odor Complaint

Our HR consultant explains what the suit could mean for medical practices.

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July 27th, 2017

North Carolina’s New “STOP Act” Creates Obligations for Prescribers and Dispensers of Opioids

The law was signed on June 29, and major provisions took effect on July 1.

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July 25th, 2017

What Providers Need to Know About New Jersey’s Chaperone Policy

One of our New Jersey defense attorneys offers guidance for physicians and practices about that state’s law regulating sensitive provider/patient interactions.

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July 21st, 2017

Out with the Old: Minimizing EHR Vendor Transfer Glitches

Suggestions for how to enable a smooth transition from one EHR vendor to another.

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July 18th, 2017

What the eClinicalWorks Settlement Means for Practices and Their Use of EHR

Guidance for practices wondering if the move affects their own liability.

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July 14th, 2017

$17.6 Million Verdict in Missouri Drives Home Medical Liability Implications of Opioid Epidemic

A jury found a physician liable for overprescribing opioids to a patient.

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July 3rd, 2017

Employee Performance Issues: Non-Verbal/Non-Physical Sexual Harassment, Part III

The final post in a three-part series, this installment looks at how practices should respond to allegations of sexual harassment and a hostile work environment.

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June 23rd, 2017

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules Doctors, Not Staff, Must Obtain Informed Consent

The ruling means that consent for procedures given to staff members is no longer valid.

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