In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced guidelines for prescribing opioids to chronic pain patients. These guidelines apply to physicians treating patients outside the context of cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care.
What Every Physician Needs to Know About Their Malpractice Insurance Policy
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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
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Failure to properly assess and manage patient's medications; Guidelines for the release of medical records
Congratulations from TMLT's Governing Board on 40th Anniversary
Members of TMLT's governing board reflect on 40 years of TMLT.
A Flight to Austin, a Sketch, and the Birth of TMLT
An idea is born.
Employees describe TMLT in one word.
Happy 40th Anniversary from TMLT's Defense Counsel
Members of TMLT's Defense Counsel offer their memories, thoughts, and congratulations to TMLT.
What it takes to be a TMLT defense attorney
Attorney William Abernethy of Donnell, Abernethy & Kieschnick, PC offers advice to new defense attorneys working with TMLT.
Reporter Q4 2018
Managing a practice: How to navigate hiring, paying, and terminating employees (2-point CME); Claims by specialty: MPL Association's 2006-2015 national closed claim data; TMLT 2018 scholarship winner
Dr. Ken Rohweder on TMLT's 40th Anniversary
Dr. Rohweder shares his thoughts on working with TMLT on the event of its 40th Anniversary.
A group admin explains what business interruption really means
What happens when a system failure brings down the EMR?
New vital statistics registry now live
Texas physicians should be using new vital statistics registry
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.
Texas informed consent lists revised
The TMDP has revised the lists of medical and surgical procedures that require the disclosure of specific risks and informed consent.
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.
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.
Reporter Quarter 3 2018
CME - Human Trafficking; Communicating with millennials; Wernicke's encephalopathy: Failure to monitor thiamine levels; Failure to obtain consent for esophageal dilation; TMLT Board Election 2019
Policyholders to save $12.7 million from dividends
TMLT policyholders will receive a 10 percent dividend when they renew their policies in 2019.
TMLT names Elliott Moss as 2018 scholarship recipient
The TMLT Scholarship was established to recognize Texas medical students who are interested in finding creative and effective ways to enhance patient safety.
Anthem pays $16 million HIPAA penalty
Anthem will pay $16 million after cyber attacks exposed the ePHI of 79 million people
Human Trafficking, Part 1