Professional Education
Preventing Diagnostic Error in Primary Care: Strategies for Advanced Practice Clinicians
Diagnostic errors occur often in primary care settings and can impact over 12 million outpatients annually. This is a top patient safety concern and a global burden among advanced practice clinicians (APCs). Significant patient harm can occur due to treatment delay, testing, or misdiagnosis. This course is an opportunity to promote awareness and visibility by identifying where these errors occur most often in the diagnostic process of care framework. Examples of some best practices for the diagnostic process involves a timely and accurate diagnosis, patient engagement, effective system processes, active follow up, and communication. The information in this course will focus heavily on prevention strategies related to the primary care setting.

Mar 11, 2020
Member-Exclusive Program for Practice Managers
Our new program for practice managers provides essential knowledge and tools.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Scott Ruthstrom
Scott Ruthstrom is COO of FDA Services in Tallahassee, Florida. He has served the insurance needs of Florida's dentists for 19 years.

Mar 16, 2017
San Diego Death Diaries
Roneet Lev, MD
Dr. Roneet Lev provides insights into the prescription opioid abuse epidemic.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Dec 15, 2021
Telephone Communication for Healthcare Providers: Safety Strategies
Nicole Franklin, MS, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, The Doctors Company
When casually or carelessly conducted, telephone communications can lead to diagnostic errors and misunderstandings that can culminate in professional malpractice claims

Feb 23, 2021
Safe Handling of Medical Gas Cylinders
Ernest E. Allen, ARM, CHFM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
When incorrectly used, handled, or stored, medical gas cylinders can create dangerous physical and chemical hazards for patients and staff. This review of safety standards can help healthcare facilities and physician and dental offices stay in compliance.

Mar 03, 2021
Continuing Education Courses That Make a Difference
Our complimentary on-demand continuing education courses provide strategies you can use to drive practice improvements.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Jan 01, 2000
Institute of Medicine Report: A Response
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP

Informed Consent Sample Forms
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