Patient Relationships

Managing the physician-patient relationship

  • Managing your online presence59:43

    Managing your online presence

    A discussion of how to manage your online presence.

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  • Building a therapeutic physician-patient relationship

    Building a therapeutic physician-patient relationship

    The practice of plastic surgery often produces uncertainties. Patients judge the success of surgical outcomes based on their personal standards, so it is important to manage any misconceptions.

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  • Practice fined for response to social media review

    Practice fined for response to social media review

    Dallas dental practice fined $10,000 after publishing PHI in response to a patient review on Yelp

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  • TMB updates rules for physicians who retire, close, or leave a practice

    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.

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  • Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 24:57

    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.

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  • Terminating the patient-physician relationship, Part 15:11

    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.

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  • "Webside" manner

    "Webside" manner

    The rise of telemedicine and its use of video conferencing presents a new meaning for "good" bedside manner. Learn about this form of patient interaction.

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  • Reporter Quarter 2 2019

    Reporter Quarter 2 2019

    From difficult to dangerous: How to handle disruptive patients; How to address ethical misconduct by a colleague or staff member; Improper performance of breast biopsy; Improper prescribing

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  • Telemedicine and telehealth

    Telemedicine and telehealth

    This presentation introduces telemedicine and telehealth. It explains common terminology and the different types of technology used.

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  • Reporter Q1 2019

    Reporter Q1 2019

    Evaluating & treating the suicidal patient (CME); Dr. Melinda Lopez: On the front lines with human trafficking; Failure to properly evaluate depression; Failure to diagnose coronary artery disease

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  • De-escalation techniques and resources

    De-escalation techniques and resources

    Learn how to de-escalate angry patients or diffuse a tense situation in the office.

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  • Lone Star Reporter Quarter 4 2018

    Lone Star Reporter Quarter 4 2018

    Managing a practice: How to navigate hiring, paying, and terminating employees (2-hour CME); Claims by Specialty: MPL Association's 2006-2015 national closed claim data; TMLT 2018 scholarship

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  • Reporter Q4 2018

    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

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  • New-to-Practice Reporter 2018

    New-to-Practice Reporter 2018

    Managing opioids: claims analysis and case study; Wernicke’s encephalopathy after bariatric surgery; How to dismiss without abandoning: Ending the physician-patient relationship; Addressing transgende

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  • Reporter Quarter 3 2018

    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

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  • Reporter Quarter 1 2018

    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

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  • Reporter 2016 Radiology

    Reporter 2016 Radiology

    Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

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  • Reporter 2015 Radiology

    Reporter 2015 Radiology

    Failure to communicate; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License

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  • Reporter 2002 Primary Care

    Reporter 2002 Primary Care

    PIAA releases national closed claim data; Don't be a sitting doc

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  • Reporter 2001 Pediatrics

    Reporter 2001 Pediatrics

    Pediatric medication-related claims; Principles for teaching children and adolescents about medicines; Don't be a sitting doc

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