Jun 06, 2017
Prescribing Opioids Safely
Howard Marcus, MD, FACP
Dr. Howard Marcus discusses guidelines and recommendations for preventing opioid misuse and addiction in patients with acute or chronic pain.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Mar 08, 2021
Patient Safety Strategies for Dermatology
Susan Shepard, MSN, CPHRM, Senior Director, Patient Safety and Risk Management Education, The Doctors Company
Take steps to reduce risks in dermatology by reviewing your practices and systems and implementing these strategies.

Jan 10, 2023
Interstate Licensure for Telehealth Can Fuel Practice Growth
Chad Anguilm, Vice President, In-Practice Technology, Medical Advantage; David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, The Doctors Company and TDC Group, and Senior Vice President, Healthcare Risk Advisors; and Remi Stone, JD, Regional Director, Government Relations, The Doctors Company
Licensing restrictions were eased to facilitate care during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the new normal of greater state-to-state cooperation for access to care may endure in the coming years. Many restrictions still apply, however, and understanding them can help reduce risk.

MediGuard PLUS
MediGuard PLUS provides coverage for claims arising from administrative actions pertaining to utilization, licensing, credentialing, and misconduct. MediGuard PLUS protects you from significant regulatory threats to your practice—increase your limits by $1 million.

Mar 22, 2022
Reduce Clinician Burnout and Improve Well-Being With People-First Leadership
Robert D. Morton, MAS, CPPS, Assistant Vice President, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, The Doctors Company
Solving burnout requires a comprehensive organizational commitment and people-first leaders who have the tenacity to change systems and deliver solutions.

May 13, 2020
Did Emergency Department Provider Fatigue Contribute to This Patient’s Death?
Lisa McCorkle, MSN, MBA, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Provider fatigue and the rush to get things done when staffing levels are inadequate can lead to mistakes and poor outcomes for patients.

May 15, 2020
Plastic Surgery: Frequently Asked Patient Safety Questions
Susan Shepard, MSN, RN, Senior Director, Patient Safety and Risk Management Education
Our experts answer questions from plastic surgeons, addressing issues such as patient selection and managing patient expectations.