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Tips for managing challenging patient relationships
Case studies about violations of patient privacy on social media and the web.
Sample letters for termination of the physician-patient relationship
Retiring, closing, or leaving a practice? You can now notify patients electronically and on your website.
A 35-year-old man came to Orthopedic Surgeon A on referral from his primary care physician. The patient reported pain in his right buttock, thigh, and leg for the past nine months.
In December 2008, a 76-year-old woman came to an internist to establish a primary care relationship and to seek treatment for itching.
A 37-year-old woman of Ashkenazi Jewish descent, with a strong family history for breast cancer, had a mammogram performed as part of an annual exam.
On June 30, a 63-year-old female patient came to her surgeon with an MRI report of ruptured implants in both of her breasts.
A 28-year-old woman came to her gastroenterologist with a history of diarrhea for the past three months. The physician performed a colonoscopy that resulted in a diagnosis of colitis.
Clearly communicate your office mask policies to patients
Use this sample message to explain your COVID-19 mask policy
How to defuse tense or angry situations in the office
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.
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.
The use of telemedicine introduces a new meaning for "good" bedside manner.
A discussion of how to manage your online presence.
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.
Dallas dental practice fined $10,000 after publishing PHI in response to a patient review on Yelp
Guidelines and processes to follow when ending the physician-patient relationship.
When dealing with difficult patients, physicians are sometimes left with no other viable alternative than to terminate the physician-patient relationship. Coming to that conclusion is not easy and may