Managing the e-patient: caring for web-savvy patients; Weighty matters: screening, evaluation, and treatment (expired CME); Failure to remove patient's spleen; Failure to diagnose acute coronary syndrome; Informed consent for drugs and devices
The newest cyber threat: online financial fraud; Managing patient complaints (CME); Failure to perform cesa...
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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
Retiring, closing, or leaving a practice? You can now notify patients electronically and on your website.
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.
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.
The use of telemedicine introduces a new meaning for "good" bedside manner.
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
An introduction to telemedicine and telehealth. It explains common terminology and the different types of technology used.
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
Learn how to de-escalate angry patients or diffuse a tense situation in the office.
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
Transgender health care (CME); Compassionate health care: 2017 Legislative highlights; Failure to correctly label lab specimens and follow up; Mismanagement of anticoagulant medication
Failure to communicate emergent findings; Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA
Failure to obtain a pregnancy test; Combating physician stress and burnout
Delay in diagnosis; Don't be a sitting doc
Internal medicine closed claim study; PIAA medication error study; Don't be a sitting doc
Failure to follow up; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
Failure to monitor vitamin levels after bariatric surgery; HIPAA and patient privacy
Failure to obtain informed consent; Online reputation management for physicians