In 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) introduced guidelines for prescribing opioids to chronic pain patients. These guidelines apply to physicians treating patients outside the context of cancer, palliative, and end-of-life care.
This presentation is a case study based on alleged violations of HIPAA privacy rules.
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Resources for staff/physician exposure to COVID-19; (CME) Sexual harassment and misconduct in health care: A practical guide for physicians; 2019 risk management trends analysis; closed claim studies
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
A review of current requirements for telemedicine in Texas with a focus on regulatory requirements.
This webinar addresses challenges that medical practices face when it comes to releasing the medical records of children and young adults, especially those in college.
TMLT’s Risk Management Department offers recommendations for adopting COVID-19 considerations in your informed consent process.
A presentation outlining risk management recommendations for physicians as they continue to practice during COVID-19. Topics include encouraging social distancing and screening patients.
Updated May 11 — Issues include encouraging social distancing and screening patients for symptoms.
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
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
Closed claim study; Pediatric closed claim trends and risk management issues
Closed claim study; Internal medicine closed claim trends and risk management issues
Emergency medicine issues relevant to risk management; PIAA release
Failure to monitor, failure to obtain adequate informed consent and failure to be accessible Anesthesiology claim statistics and risk management issues
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
2015 risk management trends; Treating and accommodating patients under the Americans with Disabilities Act, part one (CME); Failure to diagnose breast cancer; Failure to use correct surgical hardware
TMLT launches Lone Star Alliance to cover out-of-state physicians; Following TMB guidelines for pain management; Risk management: outcomes and trends; Unnecessary surgery; Failure to follow up
Integrating patient email into your practice; Risk management for diagnostic radiology and anatomic pathology (CME); Failure to diagnose breast cancer; Failure to appropriately monitor
Update: 2009 legislative session; Practice set up and liability; Risk management for office-based procedures (CME); Failure to monitor patient's condition; Patient injury during colposcopy
EMR risk management; Breast implant surgery; FDA recalls; Dissolute documentation? TMB rewrites rules for medical records (expired CME); TMB process; Failure to timely evaluate; Delay in reporting
Professional liability and the management of hyponatremia; Failure to monitor/properly treat: Hyponatremia; Hormone replacement therapy, Risk management hot topics