The Doctor’s Advocate | Second Quarter 2023

Exclusive Program for Member Practice Managers

Our complimentary Risk Management Fundamentals for the Practice Manager program is exclusive to all member practice managers. The comprehensive 16-lesson program provides the essential knowledge and tools needed to identify and mitigate practice risks and improve patient safety in today’s care environment.

The program is offered on an on-demand basis with courses that can be taken in any order. It is designed for both clinical and nonclinical professionals who are new to practice management or seeking a refresher on applying risk management and patient safety principles in an office-based practice.

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.

To enroll and receive online program access, contact your patient safety risk manager, or call Member Services at (800) 421-2368. Find more information about the program on our Risk Management Fundamentals for the Practice Manager page.

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.

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