This presentation illustrates how action or inaction on the part of the physician led to allegations of professional liability, and how risk management techniques may have either prevented the outcome or increased the physician's defensibility. The case has been modified to protect the privacy of the physician and the patient.
Failure to Communicate MRI Results
This is an actual TMLT medical malpractice case, involving a pain management specialist treating a patient ...
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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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
Risk alert: Birth control pills recalled
Allergan recalls sample packs of Taytulla birth control pills
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.
Top 10 Risk Management Recommendations
In 2016, TMLT risk managers reviewed more than 2,000 physician practices, and gave these recommendations most frequently.
Top 5 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.
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.
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
Law Requires Texas Physicians to Query PMP Before Prescribing Opioids