The Doctor’s Advocate | Third Quarter 2012
Our expanded schedule of live seminars and complimentary Webinars—open to all doctors—can help you keep patients safe and help you earn continuing medical education (CME) credits.
Here’s a sample of upcoming dates:
|Webinars (Earn 1.0 CME Credit)|
|October 3||Managing Risks in Anesthesia|
|October 25||HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow|
|October 31||Consent and Patient Care|
|November 7||FAQs: Answers to Common Patient Safety Questions|
|November 14||Risk Prevention Tips for the Digital Age: E-mail, Texting, and Social Media|
|Seminars (Earn 1.5 CME Credits)|
|The Electronic Health Information Age: Challenges and Risks|
|October 18||Salem, Oregon
The Doctors Company Salem Office
|October 23||Columbus, Ohio
Courtyard by Marriott Columbus West
|October 25||Dayton, Ohio
|October 30||Wenatchee, Washington
Eye and Ear Clinic of Wenatchee
|November 5||Cheyenne, Wyoming
The Doctor’s Advocate is published by The Doctors Company to advise and inform its members about loss prevention and insurance issues.
The guidelines suggested in this newsletter are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. They attempt to define principles of practice for providing appropriate care. The principles are not inclusive of all proper methods of care nor exclusive of other methods reasonably directed at obtaining the same results.
The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider in light of all circumstances prevailing in the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.
The Doctor’s Advocate is published quarterly by Corporate Communications, The Doctors Company. Letters and articles, to be edited and published at the editor’s discretion, are welcome. The views expressed are those of the letter writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or official policy of The Doctors Company. Please sign your letters, and address them to the editor.
Third Quarter 2012
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