Risk Management

Avoiding risk and enhancing patient safety

  • January deadline: New informed consent forms

    January deadline: New informed consent forms

    New informed consent forms available for use in 2020

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  • Legislative & Regulatory Roadmap: What You Need to Know

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  • Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    Law enforcement exceptions to HIPAA

    If you suspect one of your patients may harm himself or others, can you report your suspicions to the police without violating patient privacy?

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  • TMB guidelines for medical spas

    TMB guidelines for medical spas

    With the growing popularity of medical spas comes an increased risk of malpractice lawsuits for physicians who offer medical spa services within their practices.

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  • CME Seminars in Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, & Houston

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  • Texas Prescription Monitoring Program — Mandatory use delayed until March 2020

    Texas Prescription Monitoring Program — Mandatory use delayed until March 2020

    The requirement for Texas physicians to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring Program before prescribing certain controlled substances has been delayed until March 20.

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  • De-escalation techniques and resources

    De-escalation techniques and resources

    Learn how to de-escalate angry patients or diffuse a tense situation in the office.

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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 opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1

    New legislation places a 10-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain.

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  • Good documentation never goes out of style

    Good documentation never goes out of style

    Times change, but the advice stays the same

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  • Risk alert – Textured breast implants recalled

    Risk alert – Textured breast implants recalled

    Allergan announced that they are recalling Biocell textured breast implants from the global market.

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  • Risk alert: Transvaginal mesh products

    Risk alert: Transvaginal mesh products

    More on the FDA's announcement to halt sales of transvaginal mesh products

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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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  • CME Seminars in Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, & Houston

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  • Is HIPAA relevant in 2019?31:38

    Is HIPAA relevant in 2019?

    TMLT risk management experts Cathy Bryant and Kassie Toerner discuss the role HIPAA rules and regulations play for medical practices when dealing with online threats, risks, and vulnerabilities.

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  • One thing physician practices must do now34:26

    One thing physician practices must do now

    In this webinar recording, TMLT risk management experts Cathy Bryant and Kassie Toerner discuss various risk assessments and current standards expected by the Health and Human Services Office for Civi

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  • 2018 risk management trends analysis

    2018 risk management trends analysis

    Learn the most frequent recommendations made by TMLT risk managers after evaluating physician practices.

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    texasmedicalliabilitytrust

    🆕 Reporter out now! In it you'll find. . . 1. A new #CME article about tracking patient follow up and test results; 2. 2018 Risk management trends analysis; 3. Closed claim: Failure to manage risk

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