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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

  • NOV 23, 2015
    Top 3 Patient Safety Tips of 2015: Reducing Technology Risks
    The adoption of electronic tools in the patient care setting has grown exponentially in recent years. Although new technologies bring many benefits, they also bring new liability risks—and 2015 could be considered a high-water mark for both new risks and increased prevalence of previously identified risks. The top three patient safety tips of 2015 addressed these risks.
  • NOV 19, 2015
    To Text or Not to Text
    Without appropriate safeguards, texting can lead to violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • OCT 26, 2015
    Reducing the Risk of Retained Foreign Objects During Surgery
    Medical RFI (radio frequency identification) chip technology is now available to track sponges and surgical towels used during a procedure.
  • OCT 19, 2015
    Terminating Patient Relationships
    It is an acceptable practice to end a patient relationship under most conditions, but some situations may require additional steps or delay of the termination.
  • OCT 19, 2015
    Overcoming the Stress of Malpractice Litigation: Solutions to Help Physicians Stay Healthy and Engaged
    A malpractice lawsuit will generate an array of negative emotions, from self-doubt to high levels of stress and anxiety. But as I learned during my own litigation experience, there are steps you can take to ease the strain you’re under and limit these symptoms, allowing you to continue to serve your patients and maintain healthy relationships with those around you.


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 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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