The Doctor’s Advocate

Our flagship publication, The Doctors Advocate, is a quarterly newsletter that contains timely information on patient safety topics, legislative updates, and the latest industry and company news.

Fourth Quarter 2023

An Ounce of Prevention
Medical Malpractice and the Volunteer Team Physician

Government Relations Report
2023 Judicial Review: Significant Court Decisions on Medical Liability Issues

Foundation News
Foundation Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patients: Top FAQs

Continuing Education: Essential Risk Management for Healthcare Professionals

New Artificial Intelligence Insights and Resources

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Industry and Company News

Third Quarter 2023

Thinking About How We Think: How Implicit Bias Creeps Into Diagnosis

An Ounce of Prevention
AI Can Lift Administrative Burdens and Restore Joy in Practice

Government Relations Report
Inflationary Pressure on Medical Liability Reforms Increasing

Foundation News
Spotlight on Foundation Grants: Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan

The Doctors Company Can Help You Complete DEA Training Requirement

Study Explores Malpractice Claims Against Orthopedic Surgeons

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Industry and Company News

Second Quarter 2023

From the Chairman
Reflections on the Pandemic’s Three-Year Anniversary

Perspectives from the CMO
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part Four: Just Culture

An Ounce of Prevention
Malpractice Lawsuits and COVID-19: Top Allegations and Protections for Healthcare Professionals

Government Relations Report
Driving Positive Outcomes in the Professional Liability Advocacy Arena

Foundation News
Foundation Activity: 2023 Updates

Cultural Diversity in Healthcare: Strategies for Culturally Appropriate Patient Care

Continuing Education: Prevention of Medical Errors (2023–2025 Edition)

Exclusive Program for Member Practice Managers

New Video Series on Financial and Workplace Well-Being

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Industry and Company News

First Quarter 2023

Perspectives from the CMO
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part Three: Human Factors Engineering

An Ounce of Prevention
Primary Care Innovations Can Deepen the Specialty

Government Relations Report
Third-Party Litigation Funding on the Rise

Foundation News
Spotlight on Foundation Grants: Enhanced Diagnostic Reasoning

Education: Preventing Diagnostic Error in Primary Care

In Memoriam: Donald J. Palmisano, MD, JD, FACS

Fourth Quarter 2022

Perspectives from the CMO
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part Two: Teamwork

An Ounce of Prevention
The Patient Safety Risks of Burnout—and the Path to Professional Fulfillment

Government Relations Report
2022 Judicial Review: Significant Court Decisions on Medical Liability Issues

Foundation News
Foundation Announces 2022 Grant Recipients

Continuing Education: Reducing the Risk of a Malpractice Claim

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Industry and Company News

Third Quarter 2022

From the Chairman
Reproductive Healthcare: Post-Roe Resources

Perspectives from the CMO
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part One: Mutual Respect

An Ounce of Prevention
Mitigating the Legal Risks of Urinary Tract Injury Following Gynecologic Surgery

Government Relations Report
Special Interests Influence Election Outcomes: What It Means for Healthcare

Leading Voices in Healthcare

Foundation News
Two Directors Join the Foundation Board

HIPAA Fundamentals: 2022–2023 Edition

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Industry and Company News

Second Quarter 2022

Perspectives from the CMO
As Telemedicine Best Practices Emerge, Assess Your Practice

An Ounce of Prevention
Practice Protection for Administrative and Regulatory Actions

Government Relations Report
Landmark Legislation Preserves Medical Liability Reform in California

Foundation News
Spotlight on Foundation Grants: MedStar Health Research Institute

Complimentary CME: Delayed Diagnosis of Stroke

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Industry and Company News

First Quarter 2022

Perspectives from the CMO
With Medical Implants, Hope and Plan for the Best, but Talk About the Worst

An Ounce of Prevention
Clinician Burnout: From a Crisis to a Movement

Nine Tips for Telehealth Clinical Documentation

Foundation News
Foundation Accepting Letters of Intent for 2022 Grants

Complimentary CME: Safe Opioid Prescribing for Physicians and Dentists

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Industry and Company News

Fourth Quarter 2021

Perspectives from the CMO
To Measure and Reduce Diagnostic Error, Start With the Data You Have

An Ounce of Prevention
The Evolving Landscape of Diagnostic Errors—Challenges and Opportunities

Government Relations Report
2021 Judicial Review

Foundation News
Foundation Announces Latest Grant Recipients

Complimentary CME: Risks of Treating Family and Friends

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Industry and Company News

Third Quarter 2021

Perspectives from the CMO
Healthcare’s Digital Revolution: Are We Ready to Reimagine the Work?

An Ounce of Prevention
Patient Relations: Anticipate and Address Challenging Situations

Government Relations Report
Preparing for Genomic Medicine: Implications for Medical Practice and Public Policy

PREP Act Update

Foundation News
Latest Foundation News

Continuing Education: Prevention of Diagnostic Error in Primary Care

New Resources Page for Practice Managers

New Emergency Department Closed Claims Study

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Industry and Company News

Second Quarter 2021

Perspectives from the CMO
Prevent, Communicate, Document: Medical Malpractice Data Help Us Manage Risk

An Ounce of Prevention
Telehealth Tune-Up: Preparing for Care After COVID-19

Government Relations Report
Advocating for a Medical Profession Under Attack

Foundation News
2021 Foundation Updates

Complimentary Continuing Education

Ensure Your Website Complies with ADA Requirements

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Industry and Company News

First Quarter 2021

From the Chairman
Committed to Assisting Our Members

Perspectives from the CMO
Universal Masking Calls for More Structured Communication in Healthcare

An Ounce of Prevention
Flexibility and Communication Save Lives in NYC: Incorporating Lessons Learned Through Waves of COVID-19

Government Relations Report
PREP Act Liability Protections for COVID-19: Countermeasures and Vaccine Administration

Foundation News
Foundation Announces 2020 Grant Recipients

Partnering with APG to Advance the Quality and Value of Patient Care

2020 Member Experience Survey

Continuing Education Courses That Make a Difference

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Industry and Company News