Physicians are sometimes left with no alternative but to terminate the physician-patient relationship. This presentation will describe the guidelines and processes to follow in order to avoid allegations of patient abandonment.
Tips for Handling Patient Complaints
Patient complaints are inevitable. And when a patient complaint is not effectively managed, unfavorable or ...
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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.
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.
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
Lesley Viner, VP of Risk Management at TMLT, shares the top 5 common issues that can increase the risk of a liability claim, including communication, documentation, and staff conduct issues.
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
Texas physicians will soon be required to check the Texas Prescription Monitoring database before prescribing opioids, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, or carisoprodol.
6 Tips to Improve Patient Communication While Using Your EHR
TMLT's Assistant VP of Risk Management, Lesley Viner, offers 6 tips to improve patient communication while using your EHR system.
8 Tips for Improving Patient Satisfaction
TMLT Risk Management manager Tanya Babitch offers 8 tips for improving patient satisfaction with a physician practice or office.
Risk alert: FDA restricts sale of Essure Permanent Birth Control
5 Tips to Minimize Patient Frustration
TMLT Risk Management manager Robin Desrocher provides helpful tips to help minimize patient frustration in an office setting.
Risk Alert: Wernicke's Encephalopathy
The TMLT claims and risk management departments have seen an alarming increase in the number of claims filed related to Wernicke’s encephalopathy following bariatric surgery.
FDA Requires Changes to Labeling for Opioid Cough and Cold Medicines