January 11th, 2019

Get to Know Us: Gabe Roco

The latest post in our series introducing the talented and dedicated people who make up our team.

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January 10th, 2019

Federal Government Finalizes Changes to Accountable Care Organization Program

All participating practices required to accept financial risk, among other changes.

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January 3rd, 2019

Developing Your Employees for Future Opportunities

Our on-call human resources consultant shares ways to develop employees and enhance overall staff performance in the new year.

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December 20th, 2018

Emergency Medicine Claims Case Study: Missed Pulmonary Embolism

Details on two physicians’ failure to diagnose pulmonary embolism in patients and tips on how to avoid a similar outcome.

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December 18th, 2018

HIPAA Settlement Reminds Practices to Avoid Public Response to Patient Complaints

Issue reinforces the need for maintaining patient privacy even when asked for a public response.

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December 14th, 2018

Preventing Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Guidelines for avoiding patient misunderstandings and navigating physician-patient romantic relationships.

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December 12th, 2018

Understanding the Differences Between Claims and Incidents

An overview of how physicians can protect themselves against malpractice allegations with early reporting of adverse events.

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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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