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
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A recent Emergency Medical Journal article examined the relationship between empathy and litigation.
Resilient persons typically engage in positive thinking and are willing to face challenges. They seldom get frustrated when problems arise
On May 12, 2016, the FDA released an announcement advising that the serious side effects associated with fluoroquinolone antibacterial... read more.
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 employment practices toolkit offers valuable resources such as forms and guidelines for medical practices to utilize.
The purpose of the toolkit is to provide resources and tools that may be helpful in onboarding physician assistants and nurse practitioners.
The purpose of the toolkit is to provide resources and tools that may be helpful in onboarding practice managers.
The purpose of this toolkit is to help with training new hires for working in your practice or hospital.
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.