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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.

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.

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  • APR 26, 2016
    Relocating, Merging, or Closing Your Medical Practice? Follow These Tips
    Physician practices undergo closure for many reasons, including physician illness, death, relocation, or the physician’s decision to sell, practice solo, join another group, or retire. Especially in this time of healthcare mergers, more physicians and practice administrators are facing changes. Of paramount concern during any change in practice is the continuity of patient care to ensure that no patient is neglected.
  • APR 18, 2016
    Case Study: Documentation and Scope of Practice Issues
    Obtaining written and verbal informed consent and patient response to follow-up care are crucial steps to improve patient safety and mitigate risk in your practice
  • APR 11, 2016
    Malpractice Claims Consume Years of a Physician's Career
    On average, each physician spends 50.7 months, or approximately 11 percent of an average 40-year career, on resolving medical malpractice cases, the majority of which end up with no indemnity payment.
  • APR 07, 2016
    Hospitalist Closed Claims Study
    This review of 464 closed hospitalist claims identifies top allegations and factors contributing to patient injury.
  • APR 07, 2016
    Cybersecurity: Mitigate Against Hacking, Ransomware, and Data Breach Risks
    Cybercrime costs the U.S. economy billions of dollars each year and causes organizations to devote substantial time and resources to keeping their information secure. These resources can help you protect your practice from this emerging area of risk.

 

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 healthcare 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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