As employers, physicians are at risk for lawsuits based on wrongful employment practices such as discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Review this presentation to learn how you can reduce your risk.
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TMB updates rules for physicians who retire, close, or leave a practice
Retiring, closing, or leaving a practice? You can now notify patients electronically and on your website.
Texting patients while staying HIPAA compliant
How to text patients and colleagues without violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.
Guidelines for the release of medical records
It is imperative to have a system in place that allows the release of complete, legible, and organized records from your medical office.
Get help with HR, employment issues
Learn about employment and human resources issues through the EPLI Pro website.
What does it mean to be a medical director?
From a legal and liability perspective, a “medical director” is a physician who serves in an administrative capacity as head of an organized medical staff
What physicians should know about "Letters of Protection"
Beware of "Letters of Protection" and "Phantom Damages"
January deadline: New informed consent forms
New informed consent forms available for use in 2020
Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 2
In part 2 of this series, Tanya Babitch, a manager in TMLT's Risk Management Department, provides further instruction for appropriately dismissing patients to avoid allegations of abandonment.
Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 1
In part 1 of this 2-part series, Lesley Viner, VP of Risk Management at TMLT, describes guidelines and processes to help physicians dismiss patients appropriately and avoid allegations of abandonment.
How to dispose of storage devices containing PHI and other sensitive data
Improper disposal of electronic devices and media puts the information stored on those devices at risk for a breach. And when devices contain protected health information (PHI), it puts your patient’s
Deadline and new requirements added to Texas breach notification law
New law defines a deadline by which Texas businesses must report data breaches.
Telemedicine and telehealth
This presentation is an introduction to telemedicine and telehealth. It explains common terminology and the different types of technology used. It concludes with findings from the American Medical Ass
Risk management trends
TMLT's Risk Management team regularly conducts on-site practice reviews to help physicians address their medical liability risks. This presentation summarizes the top 10 most frequent recommendations
Update: New schedule II prescription forms required by June 1
Texas physicians will be required to use new schedule II prescription forms beginning June 1, 2019.
What is covered under "cyber extortion" within a cyber liability policy?
John Southrey, director of consulting services at TMLT, describes cyber extortion threats, like ransomware, and what to do if you receive this kind of threat.
About your malpractice insurance policy
Whether you are purchasing malpractice insurance for your own practice or joining a group that provides your insurance, pay attention to the details of your policy.
How can I prevent a cyber breach?
Cathy Bryant, manager of product development & consulting services at TMLT, provides five steps to help health care entities prevent a cyber breach.
What are some of the direct and indirect costs of a data breach?
John Southrey, director of consulting services at TMLT, describes the costs - both direct and indirect - of a cyber data breach.
What is your total cost of cyber risk?
The financial impact of a data breach can be much greater than expected.
Risk alert: False DEA phone calls requesting payment for fines