The Doctor’s Advocate | Second Quarter 2012

Seminars and Webinars to Meet Your CME Needs

In 2012, you can choose from an expanded schedule of live seminars and complimentary Webinars that can help you strengthen patient safety and earn CME credits.

This year’s seminar, The Electronic Health Information Age: Challenges and Risks, addresses risk factors associated with electronic medicine, from charting and privacy breaches to the use of social media. For dates, locations, and registration information, go to

Upcoming Webinars (Earn 1.0 CME Credit)

July 18 FAQs: Answers to Common Patient Safety Questions
July 24 HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
August 8 Risk Prevention Tips for the Digital Age: E-mail, Texting, and Social Media
August 22 Managing Challenging Patients
August 23 HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow
August 28 Adverse Outcome Disclosure: Doing the Right Thing…In the Right Way
September 5 Cutting Edge: A Study of Malpractice Claims in Surgery
September 12 Defensive Medicine and Medical Practice
September 25 HIPAA: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

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The Doctor’s Advocate

Second Quarter 2012

Director's Forum
Electronic Health Record Risks

An Ounce of Prevention
In Pursuit of Quality: Embedding Patient Safety into Practice

Politically Speaking
Supreme Court: PPACA Ruling Expected in June 2012

Foundation News
2012 Winners of the Young Physicians Patient Safety Award

Southern California Physician Advisory Board Update

Seminars and Webinars to Meet Your CME Needs

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