Risk Management

Avoiding risk and enhancing patient safety

  • Risk Management Trends

    Risk Management Trends

    TMLT's Risk Management team regularly conducts on-site practice reviews to help physicians address their medical liability risks. This presentation summarizes the top 10 most frequent recommendations

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  • CME Seminar: HOW TO FIGHT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

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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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  • New vital statistics registry now live

    New vital statistics registry now live

    Texas physicians should be using new vital statistics registry

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  • TMLT Risk Management: Then and Now

    TMLT Risk Management: Then and Now

    Risk management services are an integral part of TMLT’s commitment to physicians.

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  • Update: New schedule II prescription forms required by June 1

    Update: New schedule II prescription forms required by June 1

    Texas physicians will be required to use new schedule II prescription forms beginning June 1, 2019.

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  • Lone Star Reporter Quarter 2 2018

    Lone Star Reporter Quarter 2 2018

    Risk management trends analysis; CME: Preparing for office-based medical emergencies; How to prepare for a cyber breach; Failure to properly treat myocardial infarction; Failure to supervise APP

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  • Suicide awareness and prevention

    Suicide awareness and prevention

    Recent events and reports offer a reminder that effective suicide prevention resources are available to the public and to health care providers for sharing with their patients.

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  • CME Seminar: HOW TO FIGHT THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC

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  • Addressing transgender health care disparities

    Addressing transgender health care disparities

    This presentation brings awareness to transgender health care disparities and examines how practicing cultural competency can improve patient-physician relationships.

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  • Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled

    Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled

    Allergan recalls sample packs of Taytulla birth control pills

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  • Recap: “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic”

    Recap: “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic”

    For this year’s spring CME seminars, attorney Brett B. Rowe presented “How to Fight the Opioid Epidemic” in Austin and Houston. Here’s a brief recap with five risk management takeaways for physicians.

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  • Top 10 Risk Management Recommendations

    Top 10 Risk Management Recommendations

    In 2016, TMLT risk managers reviewed more than 2,000 physician practices, and gave these recommendations most frequently.

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  • Top 5 Things That Get Physicians Sued

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  • 10 Things that Get Physicians Sued

    10 Things that Get Physicians Sued

    This publication will describe 10 common errors that can increase the risk of a malpractice suit, and offer risk management techniques to address these issues.

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  • Risk alert: False DEA phone calls requesting payment for fines

    Risk alert: False DEA phone calls requesting payment for fines

    Criminals posing as U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents are phoning physicians and requesting payment for false fines.

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  • Case Closed: Failure to Recognize Retained Sponge4:43

    Case Closed: Failure to Recognize Retained Sponge

    Welcome to Case Closed, a video series that explores real TMLT medical malpractice cases. In this video, the second in the series, risk management techniques are discussed that may have either prevent

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  • Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids

    Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.

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