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.
In part 1 of this 2-part series, Lesley Viner, VP of Risk Management at TMLT, describes guidelines and proc...
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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.
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
This presentation introduces 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.
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
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
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
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 communicate; Dos and don'ts of renewing your Texas Medical License
PIAA releases national closed claim data; Don't be a sitting doc
Pediatric medication-related claims; Principles for teaching children and adolescents about medicines; Don't be a sitting doc
Failure to obtain a pregnancy test; Combating physician stress and burnout