The Reporter

Read or download electronic editions of TMLT's quarterly publication. Content includes medical liability news, ways to reduce risk in the medical office, TMLT and industry news, and closed claim studies.

  • Reporter Q2 2021

    Reporter Q2 2021

    CME: Vaccines: A practical guide for physicians; Introducing Corvus: Your new cyber security coverage: Failure to diagnose and treat Wernicke's encephalopathy; Improper performance and de-escalation

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  • Vaccines: a practical guide for physicians

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  • Reporter Q1 2021

    Reporter Q1 2021

    CME: Adult preventative care during COVID-19; Remote patient monitoring; Failure to communicate and to properly administer warfarin; Retained foreign body and alteration of medical record

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  • Health care on hold: adult preventative care during COVID-19

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  • Reporter Q4 2020

    Reporter Q4 2020

    CME: Infectious disease: A review of closed claim studies and liability issues; MPL Association Data Sharing Project: Sepsis-related claims; TMLT risk management services

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  • Infectious Disease: A review of case studies and liability issues

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  • Reporter Q3 2020

    Reporter Q3 2020

    CME: Sexual harassment and misconduct in health care; 2019 risk management trends; Failure to diagnose and treat; Failure to respond to test results; 2021 TMLT Governing Board election

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  • The Reporter Cyber Edition 2020

    The Reporter Cyber Edition 2020

    How to avoid email fraud; Beware of ransomware; What business interruption really means; Cyber liability cases and claims; About cyber liability insurance

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  • Reporter Q2 2020

    Reporter Q2 2020

    COVID-19: Guidelines for re-opening your medical practice; CME: Medication and prescribing safety; Failure to diagnose and treat infection; Failure to respond to test results

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  • Reporter Q1 2020

    Reporter Q1 2020

    CME: Risks associated with medical spas; TMLT Government Relations: Our focus for 2020; Failure to follow up and timely diagnose ectopic pregnancy; Delay in obtaining MRI

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  • Reporter Q4 2019

    Reporter Q4 2019

    TMLT closed claims: Documentation errors (2-hour CME); One family, two generations at TMLT; TMLT 2019 scholarship: Winning essay

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  • Reporter Q3 2019

    Reporter Q3 2019

    Tracking patient follow up and diagnostic test results (CME); 2018 Risk Management trends analysis; Failure to manage risk of shoulder dystocia; Failure to follow up on syncope; Board Election 2020

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  • New-to-Practice Reporter 2019

    New-to-Practice Reporter 2019

    TPMP - Mandatory use delayed to March 2020; De-escalation techniques & resources; Business interruptions; Human trafficking; Failure to supervise aesthetician; Failure to properly treat depression

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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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  • 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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  • 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 2 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

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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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  • The Reporter Quarter 4 2017

    The Reporter Quarter 4 2017

    Terminating the patient-physician relationship (2-hour CME); Managing opioids: PIAA claims analysis; Addressing transgender health care disparities; TMLT 2017 scholarship winning essay

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  • The Reporter Quarter 3 2017

    The Reporter Quarter 3 2017

    Preparing for a deposition; Prescribing issues: Opioids and off-label medications (CME); Overprescribing NSAIDS; Failure to diagnose; Failure to correctly prescribe and instruct in taking medication

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  • New-to-Practice Reporter 2017

    New-to-Practice Reporter 2017

    Should you Google your patients?; Closed claim study: Patients identified on surgeon's website Combating physician stress and burnout; Social media and cyber risk; Managing difficult patients

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  • The Reporter Quarter 2 2017

    The Reporter Quarter 2 2017

    Navigating end-of-life communications (CME); 2016 Risk management trends; Failure to monitor patient; Failure to schedule follow-up appointment; Charging your patients for medical record copies

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