The Doctor’s Advocate | First Quarter 2020

Member-Exclusive Program for Practice Managers

Exclusive to members of The Doctors Company, our 15-lesson Risk Management Fundamentals for the Practice Manager program provides the essential knowledge and tools needed to identify and mitigate risks and improve safety.

Benefits of completing the program include:

  • Prevention of loss and costly medical malpractice claims.
  • Access to resources for training and compliance.
  • Identification of areas for risk management improvement.
  • Development of an improvement plan to implement practice strategies.

The lessons are offered on an on-demand basis and can be taken in any order and at any time. Upon completion of all 15 lessons, you will be acknowledged with a special certificate of recognition from The Doctors Company.

To enroll and receive online program access information, contact your patient safety risk manager, or call Member Services at (800) 421-2368.

The Doctor’s Advocate is published by The Doctors Company to advise and inform its members about loss prevention and insurance issues.

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.

The Doctor’s Advocate is published quarterly by Corporate Communications, The Doctors Company. Letters and articles, to be edited and published at the editor’s discretion, are welcome. The views expressed are those of the letter writer and do not necessarily reflect the opinion or official policy of The Doctors Company. Please sign your letters, and address them to the editor.

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