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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.

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  • 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.
  • FEB 24, 2015
    Rising Number of Measles Cases Creates Numerous Patient Safety Issues
    New cases of measles (rubeola) are once again making national headlines. Physicians should implement effective screening protocols, infection control techniques, and patient education to reduce liability risks and promote patient safety.
  • FEB 23, 2015
    Arranging Locum Tenens Coverage
    Follow these requirements when selecting a locum tenens to serve in your place.
  • FEB 19, 2015
    What Patients Should Know About Pain Management
    When prescribing narcotic drugs for pain management, doctors should ensure that patients are fully informed of the medicine's risks and benefits, as well as alternatives to drug treatment.
  • FEB 10, 2015
    Conscious Sedation in the Dental Office
    Follow patient safety guidelines to enhance safety for patients receiving conscious sedation in the dental office.

 

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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