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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.
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?
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.
De-escalation techniques and resources
Learn how to de-escalate angry patients or diffuse a tense situation in the office.
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
New opioid prescribing limits take effect September 1
New legislation places a 10-day limit on opioid prescriptions for acute pain.
Good documentation never goes out of style
Times change, but the advice stays the same
Risk alert – Textured breast implants recalled
Allergan announced that they are recalling Biocell textured breast implants from the global market.
Risk alert: Transvaginal mesh products
More on the FDA's announcement to halt sales of transvaginal mesh products
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.
Lone Star Reporter Quarter 3 2019
Tracking patient follow up and diagnostic test results; 2018 Risk Management trends analysis; Failure to manage risk of shoulder dystocia; Failure to follow up on syncope
Social Media and Cyber Risk Management
Using social media can lead to risk and liability for an organization. You can help protect it by following these best practices.
Tech, Telemedicine, Tomorrow: Answers for health care’s digital trends
Our podcast series explores issues in health care technology from a medical malpractice perspective. Hosted by TMLT Risk Management Representative Anthony Passalacqua.
Responding to complications after a procedure in a timely manner, communicating procedural risks on consent forms, and documenting patient communication are all risk management techniques discussed in
Risk alert — DEA warns of physician scam
Physicians received a fraudulent questionnaire asking for confidential information.
Reporter Quarter 2 2019