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Patient Safety
and Risk Resources





Patient Safety

We provide the tools you need to help reduce risk and keep your practice safe.

ICD-10 Resources

Make a Successful Transition to ICD-10

Get ready for the new coding system with these
helpful resources.

Specialty Advisory Boards

We bring together top practitioners from around the country to discuss specialty-specific patient safety issues.

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Top Tips for Avoiding HIPAA Violations

Texting can lead to HIPAA violations�learn how to reduce your risk in this video risk tip.

Mid-level Practitioner Liability�Preventive Action and Loss Reduction Plan

Mid-level Practitioner Liability—
Preventive Action and Loss Reduction Plan

Learn strategies that can help you avoid liability risks when hiring or working with mid-level practitioners.

Recently Added ArticlesSubscribe to RSS feed

  • MAR 25, 2015
    Be Cybersecure: Protect Patient Records, Avoid Fines, and Safeguard Your Reputation
    Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars each year, and healthcare organizations are the most frequently attacked. This article outlines steps you can take to be fully compliant with HIPAA privacy and security rules and to avoid breaches.
  • MAR 24, 2015
    Up in the Cloud: Is It Safe to Store PHI on Remote Servers?
    Cloud storage is a convenient and cost-effective solution for medical practices and facilities, but precautions must be taken to ensure stored patient data is secure. This article has tips for choosing a cloud service provider.
  • MAR 10, 2015
    FDA Warning on ERCP Duodenoscopes
    The FDA has issued a safety communication that the complex design of ERCP duodenoscopes may impede effective reprocessing.
  • MAR 04, 2015
    Emergency Medicine Closed Claims Study
    This analysis of 332 liability claims against emergency medicine physicians identifies the most common patient allegations and the specific factors contributing to patient injury.
  • FEB 25, 2015
    Documenting Staff Competency
    Nurses, medical assistants, and other clinical staff must be properly trained and certified. Physicians, or qualified supervisors, should observe staff members as they conduct specific procedures and document their performance.

 

Connect with Our Patient Safety Experts

When you need personal attention, call on our dedicated patient safety risk managers. Connect with us at (800) 421-2368, extension 1243, or at patientsafety@thedoctors.com to learn how we can support your practice.

Clinical Tools and Programs

Arbitration Program 
We offer resources on physician-patient arbitration for California and Florida members.

EHR and Telemedicine Resource Center
Avoid potential liability risks associated with new technologies.

FDA Drug Alerts
Sign up for the PDR Network, a secure, free online service that delivers urgent FDA drug and medical device alerts to health care practitioners.

 

Informed Consent Resources
Manage patients’ expectations with more than 100 sample forms.

Interactive Guides/Site Surveys
Uncover areas of potential liability in your practice with our self-paced guides.

Specialty Advisory Boards
We work with top practitioners from around the country to identify and resolve critical issues facing medicine today.

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