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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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  • JUN 22, 2016
    Obesity: A National Health Crisis and a Threat to Safe Patient Care
    The obesity crisis not only contributes to growing health costs but also raises serious patient safety risks: Nearly 10 percent of malpractice claims involve patient obesity. Doctors and healthcare facilities must take steps to meet the needs of these patients safely.
  • JUN 21, 2016
    To Text or Not to Text
    Without appropriate safeguards, texting can lead to violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • JUN 13, 2016
    Telephone Communication for Physicians
    When carelessly conducted, telephone communications can lead to diagnostic errors and misunderstandings that culminate in medical malpractice claims and lawsuits.
  • MAY 25, 2016
    Case Study: Wrong Tooth Extraction
    Avoiding wrong tooth extraction can be prevented with the use of proper protocols, including confirmed communication with referring dentists and documentation of verbal discussions with patients.
  • MAY 23, 2016
    Know Your Source: Protect Your Patients and Your Practice from Unsafe Medications
    There is a growing network of rogue wholesale drug distributors selling potentially unsafe drugs in the U.S. market. To combat this threat, the FDA has launched the Know Your Source campaign to ensure physicians are aware of the problem and to help them play their part in protecting the integrity of the U.S. drug supply chain.

 

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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