December 6th, 2018

New CME-Eligible Webinar: Promoting Safety, Professionalism, and Patient and Personal Satisfaction

A subject-matter expert from our external network discusses how to foster a culture of safety throughout medical practices.

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December 4th, 2018

Health Policy Update: Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Healthcare

Insights into how AI is changing the clinical practice of medicine and how physicians can prepare themselves for the future.

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November 28th, 2018

Pennsylvania Mandates E-Prescribing for Controlled Substances

New law requires electronic prescriptions for Schedule II to V controlled substances in an attempt to combat opioid abuse.

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Emergency Medicine Claims Case Study: Missed Myocardial Infarctions

A closer look two physicians’ failure to recognize impending myocardial infarctions, and key takeaways on how to avoid this error.

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November 15th, 2018

Effective Hiring Practices to Avoid Potential Malpractice Allegations

Exploring how good staff hiring practices can reduce the likelihood of malpractice claims.

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November 9th, 2018

Federal Government Makes Key Changes to Physician Payment Policies

CMS finalized a new policy that changes the way practices are compensated for evaluation and management services.

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November 8th, 2018

Claims Case Study: The Wrongful Death of an Endoscopy Patient

A look into one physician’s deviation from pre- and post-anesthesia care, and advice to help other physicians avoid similar situations.

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November 5th, 2018

DOJ Opioids Task Force Creates Risks for Prescribers

An attorney from our outside counsel network discusses the implications of the federal spotlight on opioid prescribing practices and how physicians can protect themselves.

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October 30th, 2018

Overcoming the Barriers to Physician Re-Entry

An overview of how physicians they can make a smooth transition back into medical practice following an extended absence.

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October 23rd, 2018

Emergency Medicine Claims Case Study: Sepsis

A comprehensive breakdown of the details surrounding two physicians’ failure to diagnose sepsis and septic shock in patients, and advice on how to avoid this type of mistake.

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October 17th, 2018

Mitigating Seasonal Event Liability With Proactive Intervention

Medical Mutual’s on-call human resources consultant explores how medical practices can mitigate the risks associated with employee misconduct at holiday celebrations.

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October 11th, 2018

U.S. Congress Passes Bipartisan Legislation to Combat Opioid Crisis

Bill has implications for physicians and medical practices.

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October 9th, 2018

Why Physicians Must Evaluate Financial Relationships

The settlements involve fraudulent compensation arrangements.

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October 5th, 2018

New CME-Eligible Webinar: Update on Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy and Shoulder Dystocia

A consultant from our external counsel network helps physicians understand the most effective ways to predict, manage, and treat NBPP.

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October 2nd, 2018

Building and Maintaining a Positive Online Reputation

Exploring the importance of online reputation management for physicians and how to build an effective social media presence.

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