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    Can I text my patients?

    Frequently asked questions about communication with patients via electronic methods.

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    ALERT – New Florida Opioid Law

    On March 19, 2018, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed HB 21, a comprehensive opioid bill, into law. Read more.

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    FDA Warning: Clarithromycin and Heart Disease

    The FDA recently issued a warning about prescribing the antibiotic clarithromycin (Biaxin) for patients with heart disease... read more.

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    New CMS Policy Prohibits Texting Orders

    On December 28, 2017, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that texting patient information... read more.

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    Perioperative Medication Errors

    Retrospective studies have established that medication errors do occur in the perioperative environment as much as in other areas of health care.

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    Pain Management with Opioids

    A 34-year-old male presented to a family medicine physician for chronic low back pain. The physician is comfortable... read more.

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    Closing the Loop, Communication and more

    In Mark Graber’s landmark 2005 study[i] titled “Diagnostic Error in Internal Medicine,” there was an examination of 100 cases... read more.

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    The HIPAA Toolkit

    The MagMutual HIPAA Learning Toolkit provides PolicyOwners with a comprehensive suite of resources

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    New Budget Deal, Healthcare Provisions

    On February 9, 2018, Congress passed and the President signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 (BBA)... read more.

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    HIPAA Breach Reporting Deadline is Close

    Healthcare providers and other HIPAA covered entities have until February 28, 2018 to report to the U.S. Department of Health... read more.

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    Complicated Communication

    Failure to disclose a complication not only breaches the code of professional ethics, but also destroys the trust... read more.

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    A New Year Brings New Cyber Security Threats

    2018 brings new challenges, including the security flaws dubbed Meltdown and Spectre. Read more.

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