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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  • Central Texas Food Bank fundraising goal raised to $10,000

    Central Texas Food Bank fundraising goal raised to $10,000

    After reaching the first goal of $5,000 in less than two days, TMLT employees are increasing their fundraising goal for the Central Texas Food Bank to $10,000.

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  • TMLT employees set goal to raise $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank

    TMLT employees set goal to raise $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank

    To help families facing economic hardship during the nation’s COVID-19 crisis, TMLT employees are raising $5,000 for the Central Texas Food Bank.

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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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  • TMA Provides Resources about Ebola for Physicians and Healthcare Workers

    In response to the recent diagnosis of Ebola in a Dallas man, Texas Medical Association has provided a list of information and resources about the disease for the Texas healthcare community.

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  • AHA and ACCME Provide Ebola Education Package for Healthcare Providers and Institutions

    The Ebola education package contains information about the safe management of patients with the disease in US hospitals.

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  • AMA Assembles Convenient Location for Latest Ebola Information

    The American Medical Association has assembled an Ebola Resource Center so physicians and the public have one convenient location for regularly updated information on the disease.

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  • CDC Releases New Recommendations for U.S. Healthcare Workers on Personal Protective Equipment for Ebola

    New recommended guidelines for personal protective equipment (PPE) when caring for patients with the Ebola.

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