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Sep 19, 2022
Industry and Company News
Announcements during the third quarter of 2022 include a new board appointment plus a new product.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Mar 04, 2024
Combating Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Office Practice
Julia N. Goldman, JD, Associate Attorney, Goldman Law Firm
Attorney Julia Goldman outlines strategies for implementing an effective plan to combat workplace violence.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Aug 09, 2023
Quick Check Tools: Improve Your Practice Processes
Our easy-to-use Quick Check tools can help your practice identify processes that need to be updated. Each printable checklist also includes a resource list and contact details for additional guidance.

Jul 14, 2021
12 Strategies for Success With Open Notes in Healthcare: The Cures Act
Chad Anguilm, MBA; Richard F. Cahill, JD; and Kathleen Stillwell, MPA/HSA, RN
On April 5, 2021, the 21st Century Cures Act prohibition on information blocking, also known as the requirement for open notes, went into effect. All providers who use electronic health records (EHRs) must comply, and patients must be able to access information in their EHRs “without delay.”

Sep 14, 2022
Recording Office Visits and Procedures: Pros and Cons for Healthcare Professionals
Richard F. Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company
As smartphones have become ubiquitous—giving patients a video and audio recorder that’s always at hand—the question of whether or not these devices should be allowed in the clinic or hospital setting is becoming increasingly more common. The issue of allowing patients to record their appointments requires balancing potential privacy and liability risks with the potential benefits of improved patient recollection of instructions and treatment adherence.

Jun 17, 2022
Industry and Company News
Announcements during the second quarter of 2022 include the 15-year anniversary of our Tribute Plan, a member dividend, and the continuation of an exclusive endorsement by the New York County Medical Society.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

The Doctors Company Foundation Seeks Patient Safety Grant Proposals
The Doctors Company Foundation has announced that it is accepting grant proposals through March 22, 2021, for innovative patient safety projects. Each year, the Foundation supports patient safety education for healthcare professionals and patient safety research with clinically useful applications by funding projects aimed at reducing or eliminating risk of adverse events.

December 11, 2023, Part B News
Thwart Abuse: Consider Opt-out,Training in Chaperone Policy
Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company, part of TDC Group, provides policy suggestions for healthcare providers to implement that can help defend against sexual harassment allegations.

Jun 05, 2023
Driving Positive Outcomes in the Professional Liability Advocacy Arena
Remi Stone, JD, Director, Government Relations, The Doctors Company
It is imperative for healthcare practitioners to weigh in on legislative matters involving healthcare provision and access. These expert tips can help you engage with policymakers and communicate effectively.
From The Doctor’s Advocate