The Doctor’s Advocate | First Quarter 2018
We offer a variety of complimentary on-demand courses to engage your staff in understanding how to reduce risks, improve patient safety, and increase patient satisfaction. Here’s a sample:
These courses can be part of orientation or ongoing training for practice managers and other employees.
Find these courses and many others designed to keep you and your staff up to date on knowledge and tools that can make a difference in your practice. Visit thedoctors.com/cme.
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The guidelines suggested in this newsletter are not rules, do not constitute legal advice, and do not ensure a successful outcome. They attempt to define principles of practice for providing appropriate care. The principles are not inclusive of all proper methods of care nor exclusive of other methods reasonably directed at obtaining the same results.
The ultimate decision regarding the appropriateness of any treatment must be made by each healthcare provider considering the circumstances of the individual situation and in accordance with the laws of the jurisdiction in which the care is rendered.
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First Quarter 2018
Nurse Practitioner Closed Claims Study
An Ounce of Prevention
Nurse Practitioner Closed Claims: Risk Mitigation Strategies
Government Relations Report
Damage Limits Protect Access to Healthcare
Training for Practice Managers and Other Staff
Foundation Grant Improves Hospitalist Communication
Innovations in Patient Safety
Leveraging Cardiology Data to Improve Care
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