Sara Bergmanson

  • TMLT Gives virtual food drive

    TMLT Gives virtual food drive

    TMLT employees are hosting a virtual food drive for the Central Texas Food Bank’s Fight Hunger 2021 campaign.

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  • Learn infection prevention and control from CDC’s Project Firstline

    Learn infection prevention and control from CDC’s Project Firstline

    A new online training initiative led by the CDC encourages all frontline health care workers to learn more about the foundations of infection prevention and control.

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  • Most common medical liability claims and costs: Radiology

    Most common medical liability claims and costs: Radiology

    A summary of radiology closed claim data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.

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  • Most common medical liability claims and costs: Orthopedic surgery

    Most common medical liability claims and costs: Orthopedic surgery

    A summary of orthopedic closed claim data from the the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.

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  • Most common medical liability claims and costs: Ob/Gyn Surgery

    Most common medical liability claims and costs: Ob/Gyn Surgery

    A summary of ob/gyn surgery claims data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.

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  • Most common medical liability claims and costs: Internal medicine

    Most common medical liability claims and costs: Internal medicine

    A summary of internal medicine claims data from the MPL Association Data Sharing Project.

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  • Failure to diagnose and treat infection

    Failure to diagnose and treat infection

    A 72-year-old woman with a history of diabetes went to the emergency department due to pain in her left eye. The ED physician suspected orbital cellulitis, but CBC and CT scans were normal.

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  • OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    OCR to waive potential HIPAA penalties during COVID-19 emergency

    HHS OCR announced it will waive potential HIPAA penalties against health care providers using telehealth services to care for patients during the COVID-19 national emergency.

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  • TMLT gives back

    TMLT gives back

    TMLT gives back by supporting organized medicine, providing medical school scholarships, and donating to charitable causes.

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  • HHS guide for appropriate tapering or discontinuation of long-term opioid use

    HHS guide for appropriate tapering or discontinuation of long-term opioid use

    New guidance from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides clarification and advice for physicians on appropriate tapering methods for patients with long-term opioid use.

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  • Recap: “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic”

    Recap: “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic”

    For this year’s spring CME seminars, attorney Brett B. Rowe presented “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic” in Austin and Houston. Here’s a brief recap with five risk management takeaways for physicians.

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  • Failure to diagnose retained sponge

    A 55-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital in New Mexico for a colostomy reversal.

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