As a physician it is your job to ensure that your patients’ protected health information is safeguarded. Cyber attacks against hospitals...
Cyber Risk and Security
The American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) is the leading society for health care risk managers. The organization believes...
Medication errors are among the top five reasons for medical liability law-suits. Here is what you need to know to reduce the risks associated with...
The Opioid Epidemic
There is an epidemic of substance abuse, overdoses and deaths related to opioids. This epidemic started in the early 2000s and has escalated...
This case arose out of the alleged negligent prescribing of Methadone, resulting in a 25 year old man’s death two days post tonsillectomy and
Emergency 24/7 Physician Hotline
A recent Emergency Medical Journal article examined the relationship between empathy and litigation.
NEJM Study shows 1% of physicians accounted for one-third of all paid claims
Failure to diagnose and delay in diagnosis are some of the most common allegations of medical liability claims that we see at MagMutual.
The most common system-related factors involved problems with policies and procedures, inefficient processes, teamwork, and communication.
A female patient with signiﬁcant osteoporosis suffers a hip fracture. She is 61 and has a long history of smoking and hypertension that is...
Claims of delayed diagnosis are becoming more frequent. The following three cases represent examples of the claims we’ve encountered...
In virtually every physician-patient interaction, accurate information about the patient’s past history is vital for decision making...
A 13 year-old girl visited her primary care provider on Friday at 3:00 p.m. for a sore throat. She tested positive for influenza...
The goal of this program is to encourage and teach open, honest and empathic communication after a patient experiences an unexpected outcome.
Watch this video to learn how to easily report a workers compensation claim.
Our Doctor2Doctor program connects physicians who are currently being sued with physicians who have endured the process.