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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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  • AUG 26, 2015
    Orthopedics Closed Claims Study and Infographic
    The study of 1,895 orthopedics malpractice claims identified the most common patient allegations and the specific factors contributing to patient injury.
  • AUG 26, 2015
    Medical Malpractice and Preparticipation Sports Physicals
    Physicians should be aware of liability risks associated with preparticipation sports physicals.
  • AUG 04, 2015
    On Alert: What All Doctors Need to Know About Alzheimer’s Disease
    As the population ages, Alzheimer’s is becoming a more common cause of death. Early diagnosis of dementia, requiring the expertise of a neuropsychiatric physician who specializes in dementia, is essential to allow for maximum quality of life. Physicians of all specialties should become familiar with the early signs of this disease in order to refer patients with symptoms to a specialist for further testing.
  • JUL 17, 2015
    Conscious Sedation in the Office
    Reduce potential liability with these risk management tips and guidelines for conscious sedation in the office.
  • JUL 15, 2015
    Boost Patient Safety: How Doctors Can Reduce Risks with Vaccinations
    Physicians should always be attentive to the importance of timely vaccines against infectious diseases for patients of all ages. Whether you’re seeing patients for back-to-school immunizations or preparing adult patients for travel abroad, this article can help you assess the vaccine administration protocol in your practice to reduce risks and enhance patient safety.

 

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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