The COVID-19 Litigation Landscape
Updated August 27, 2021: In this video series, Marco Spadacenta, Senior Vice President of Claims for The Doctors Company, details the current COVID-19 litigation landscape, what we should expect in the future, and what physicians can do now to prepare themselves.
Communicating with COVID-19 Vaccine-Hesitant Patients: Top Tips
Updated August 16, 2021: As the number of Delta variant cases increases alarmingly across the United States, more individuals are considering vaccination against COVID-19. It is important for physicians to be prepared to answer questions from patients about the various vaccines—particularly since some patients remain hesitant about receiving the vaccination.
Top 10 Tips for Keeping Your Medical Office Safe During COVID-19
Updated August 11, 2021: The Delta variant of COVID-19 has caused infection surges in some locations even while others lift restrictions, highlighting how location-specific protocols can shift as the pandemic unfolds. What does not change is that many healthcare providers are concerned about the risks involved in keeping their practices safe during the ongoing pandemic, and that certain medical office practices are consistently prudent.
Top Seven Tips for Telehealth
Updated August 5, 2021: Though telehealth was an established method of delivering care before the COVID-19 pandemic, it exploded during much of 2020 as healthcare practitioners faced an immediate need to reduce exposure by providing care—or at least triage—remotely when appropriate. Now that practitioners and patients are more comfortable with and able to have in-person visits, the need and desire for virtual visits has declined, although not to the same level as prior to the pandemic.
COVID-19 and Patient Safety in the Medical Office
Updated August 2, 2021: COVID-19 infections, driven by the Delta variant, have jumped nearly 60 percent. With communities around the country taking a variety of approaches to restrictions for public health, what are the latest considerations for keeping patients and staff safe within the medical office setting?