Integrated Delivery Systems

Oct 24, 2017
Give Your Patient Safety Culture a Check Up Using Assessment Survey
Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN, Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Healthcare managers are making concerted efforts to cultivate a pervasive culture of patient safety. Creating a patient safety culture shifts the focus away from the blame game that punishes individuals for failures—which can increase liability over the long term—toward creating policies and procedures that cultivate an environment of openness and foster patient safety.

Apr 20, 2015
Mid-level Practitioner Liability—Preventive Action and Loss Reduction Plan
This booklet can help practitioners avoid liability risks when hiring or working with mid-level practitioners.

Mar 03, 2014
Integrated Delivery Systems: A Crucial Outgrowth of Healthcare Reform
Brian M. Parker, MD, Medical Director of Clinical Risk Management, Cleveland Clinic
Guest author Brian Parker, MD, discusses factors driving the development of Integrated Delivery Systems.
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Dec 20, 2013
Interactive Guide to Patient Safety for Office Practices
This interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in your practice.

Jul 22, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Credentialing and Privileging: Medical Staff
Credentialing and privileging of medical staff can create areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Jul 22, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Credentialing and Privileging: Non-Physician Practitioners
Credentialing and privileging of non-physician practitioners can create areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Jun 01, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Pathology/Laboratory
Pathology/laboratory services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

May 30, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Emergency Medicine Services
Emergency medicine services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

May 29, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Physical Plant: Biomedical/Preventive Maintenance
Physical plant services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

May 28, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Physical Plant: Environment of Care
Physical plant services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

May 27, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Physical Plant: Patient Rooms
Physical plant services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

May 26, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Physical Plant: Security
Physical plant services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Apr 23, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Behavioral Health
The behavioral health department can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Feb 01, 2013
Interactive Guide for Obstetrical Practices
This interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in your obstetrical practice.

Feb 01, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Surgery and Operating Room
The surgery and operating room can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Jan 16, 2013
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Pediatrics
The pediatrics department can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Dec 14, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Obstetrics (OB) Units
This guide can help uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in the obstetrics (OB) unit.

Nov 21, 2012
Interactive Guide for Orthopedic Physicians
Our interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of malpractice exposure in your orthopedic practice.

Nov 21, 2012
Interactive Guide for Anesthesiology Services
This interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in your anesthesiology services.

Nov 20, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Special Care/Intensive Care Units
Special care/intensive care units can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Nov 18, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Nursing Services
Nursing services can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Oct 01, 2012
Interactive Guide to Patient Safety for Electronic Medical Records
This interactive guide focuses on risks seen in office practices that use an electronic medical record (EMR).

Sep 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Postanesthesia Care Unit (PACU)
The postanesthesia care unit (PACU) can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Aug 04, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Clinical Departments: Anesthesia
The anesthesia department can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Aug 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Emergency Medicine Physicians
Our interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in your emergency medicine practice.

Jun 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Patient Care Systems: Infection Control
This interactive guide is designed to help you uncover areas of potential malpractice exposure in your hospital's infection control policies and procedures.

Apr 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Patient Care Systems: Medication Management System Review
Medication management systems can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Mar 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Patient Care Systems: Medication Management
Medication management can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Jan 05, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: How to Use This Interactive Guide
These instructions are for our Interactive Guide for Hospitals, which is designed to help you uncover areas in your hospital that could create liability risks.

Jan 01, 2012
Interactive Guide for Hospitals: Organizational Structure: Leadership, Patient Safety, Risk Management, and Performance Improvement
Your hospital's leadership and organizational structure can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

Jul 26, 2011
Medical Simulation: The New Frontier in Patient Safety
By Dieter Zimmer, MHA, FAAMA, Regional Vice President, The Doctors Company; Marion Y. Constable, MSN, CNM, Director of Simulation and the Obstetrical Collaborative, The Doctors Company; and Roxane Gardner, MD, MPH, DSc, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Simulation Specialist, Center for Medical Simulation.
Medical simulation offers an effective way for physicians to hone their technical expertise in a safe learning environment.

Aug 01, 2010
Interactive Guide to Patient Safety for Hospitalists
The practice of hospital medicine can have areas of potential malpractice exposure, and this guide can help uncover risks.

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