Addressing transgender health care (CME); Practicing and maintaining compassionate health care; TMLT legislative highlights: 2017 accomplishments and future goals; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
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...
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Congratulations from the Governing Board on TMLT's 40th Anniversary
Members of TMLT's governing board reflect on 40 years of TMLT.
Employees describe TMLT in one word.
A Flight to Austin, a Sketch, and the Birth of TMLT
An idea is born.
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
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
With an estimated 66-88% of human trafficking victims coming into contact with the health care system, health care professionals are in a unique position to identify and help these individuals. This p
Governor issues proclamation recognizing medical liability reform
Texas Governor issues proclamation marking the 15th anniversary of Texas medical liability reforms
Responding to Online Patient Complaints
The posting of patient complaints and reviews online is unavoidable. Here are some tips on how to manage and respond to negative online comments.
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
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.
Reporter Quarter 2 2018