OCT 16, 2017 Navigating the Rising Risks of EHRs The number of closed malpractice claims in which EHRs are a contributing factor increased continuously over the past 10 years. This study of EHR claims identifies the most common patient allegations and the specific factors contributing to patient injury.
SEP 22, 2017 Five Best Practices to Meet MACRA Requirements by the End of the Year Kim Hathaway, MSN, CPHRM, Healthcare Quality and Risk Consultant, The Doctors Company As the end of the third quarter of 2017 approaches, practices that have not yet developed their Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) plan face great urgency to complete their plan—and those who have started may be feeling overwhelmed. Regardless of the reporting stage, these steps can help guide practices to succeed.
AUG 24, 2017 The Importance of Medication Reconciliation in the Dental Practice Donald Wood, CRNA, CPHRM There are two important tasks for successful medication reconciliation outcomes. Determine the medication currently taken by the patient, and ask the patient if he or she has any allergies to medication, food, or other substances.
AUG 15, 2017 Objective Review of Potential Risks in a Medical Practice Can Be Beneficial Ted Abernathy, MD, Managing Partner, Pediatric & Adolescent Health Partners Ted Abernathy, MD, Managing Partner of Pediatric & Adolescent Health Partners discusses his experience with an assessment service offered by The Doctors Company which provided his practice with a comprehensive checkup of key areas and customized action plan.