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Oct 26, 2023
Documentation Can Prevent Litigation: Patient Safety Impact Story
Our Patient Safety INSIGHT Services and extensive library of resources and tools take a data-driven approach to help you reduce adverse events while increasing patient safety and satisfaction. Here is one story of how our Patient Safety/Risk Management team reduced risk in a member practice.

Mar 04, 2024
The Vital Role of Healthcare Practitioners in Advocating for Medical Liability Reform Through Political Action
Elizabeth Y. Healy, Vice President, Government and Community Relations, The Doctors Company
By engaging in political advocacy, healthcare professionals can drive positive change, help shape the future, and safeguard access to care.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Aug 11, 2023
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Malpractice Claims: Lessons Learned
Michelle Swift, JD, RN, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
We analyzed closed physical medicine and rehabilitation claims to better understand what motivates allegations of injury.

Apr 01, 2022
Delay in Diagnosing Breast Cancer: A Case Summary and Tips to Reduce Risk
Lisa M. McCorkle, MSN, MBA, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
A delay in diagnosing breast cancer may result when a patient doesn’t follow through with diagnostic recommendations.

Nov 07, 2023
Reducing Risk in Psychiatry Through Effective Medication Management
Carol Murray, CPHRM, CPPS, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
Medication regimens for psychiatric patients can be highly complex and involve a variety of drugs. Incorporating the medication management strategies outlined here can help psychiatrists keep patients safe.

December 01, 2022, Healthcare Risk Management
Remember the Basics of Good Documentation
Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company, provides suggestions for executing good documentation practices to accurately record patient encounters.

February 12, 2024, Healthcare IT Today
Emerging Technologies Shaping the Health IT Landscape and How They Contribute to Improving Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Delivery
Deepika Srivastava, Chief Operating Officer, The Doctors Company, part of TDC Group​, discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to be a powerful ally for healthcare professionals in ensuring the delivery of high-quality care in 2024.

Apr 04, 2022
Strategies for Effective Patient-Assisted Telehealth Assessments
Sue Boisvert, BSN, MHSA, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
Physicians who practice telemedicine must consider the components needed to complete an effective remote assessment and plan ahead based on their specialty area and the patient’s presenting complaint.

Sep 01, 2023
AI Can Lift Administrative Burdens and Restore Joy in Practice
Aaron Neinstein, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Notable
Aaron Neinstein, MD, explores artificial intelligence technologies that can streamline mundane administrative tasks and give clinicians more time to focus on patients.
From The Doctor’s Advocate