Terminating the patient-physician relationship (2-hour CME); Managing opioids: PIAA claims analysis; Addressing transgender health care disparities; TMLT 2017 scholarship winning essay
CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids
In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced guidelines for prescribing opioids...
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Can physicians use their own mobile devices at work?
Cathy Bryant, manager of product development & consulting services at TMLT, discusses the pros and cons of "BYOD," or "Bring Your Own Device."
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.
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.
Meet the instructor: Robert Milman, MD
Dr. Milman co-teaches TMLT’s summer CME seminar series in Katy and McAllen in August, 2018.
Reporter Quarter 2 2018
Risk management trends analysis; Preparing for office based medical emergencies (CME); How to prepare for a cyber breach; Failure to treat myocardial infarction; Failure to supervise APP
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.
Suicide awareness and prevention
Recent events and reports offer a reminder that effective suicide prevention resources are available to the public and to health care providers for sharing with their patients.
Risk alert: FDA relabels intragastric balloon systems due to possible related deaths
The FDA has approved new labeling for the Orbera and ReShape balloon systems.
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
TMLT Annual Report 2017
2017 Annual Report - a year of embracing change
TMLT's 2017 Video Annual Report
Get a glimpse inside TMLT and hear from employees in our 2017 annual report video.
Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled
Allergan recalls sample packs of Taytulla birth control pills
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.
Reporter Quarter 1 2018
Transgender health care (CME); Compassionate health care: 2017 Legislative highlights; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
Risk alert: False DEA phone calls requesting payment for fines
Criminals posing as U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents are phoning physicians and requesting payment for false fines.
Why the Facebook scandal should have you analyzing your third-party vendors
The case studies in this presentation are real life examples of ransomware attacks on health care organizations, and are intended to help physicians respond appropriately for when this type of cyber c
Risk alert: FDA restricts sale of Essure Permanent Birth Control
Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids
Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.
Case Closed: Failure to Insist on EMS Transport