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GCat: Risk Mgt, Claims, Ins
MCat: Risk Mgt
Cat: Medical Liability

Medical professional liability exposures. Tips to prevent malpractice claims. Handbook on risk management for physicians. State-specific legislative information. Series of risk management forms and letters available for download. Answers to common questions about the release of medical records. Emergency room risk management. Series of articles on risk management and medical professional liability.

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American Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project [15150] ?

An in-depth investigation of closed anesthesia malpractice claims

CA-California Physician Risk Management [39853] ?

Covers issues such as arbitration, medical records, consent, and managed care

DocFinder [4113] ?

Health professional licensing database

Documentation Tips for Reducing Malpractice Risk [16176] ?

Decrease malpractice risk with this revised version of SOAP

EMTALA - Avoiding Penalties [21644] ?

Advice for emergency treatment facilities

EMTALA Obligations [pdf] [21643] ?

Legal aspects of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA)

Ending the Patient-Physician Relationship [15200] ?

Appropriate steps to terminate the patient-physician relationship

Guide to Purchasing Medical Professional Liability Insurance [24248] ?

Understanding medical liability insurance

Health Care Fraud and Abuse [15202] ?

Comply with the federal laws to guard against potential liability in fraud enforcement actions

Updated Healthcare Professional Liability Claims [14622] ?

Insights about healthcare industry trends in claim frequency, severity and average loss costs

HIPAA and Medical Practice [39852] ?

Resources for California physicians focused on HIPAA requirements

Updated Hospital Professional Liability - Trending Issues [15997] ?

From cyber attacks to medical marijuana, critical issues facing healthcare organizations

Medical Liability Reform [23725] ?

Information about medical laibility reform efforts in Congress

Medical Liability Reform [23711] ?

Recommendations and actions to support internists

Medical Liability Reform - State Legislation [5240] ?

The status of state laws on medical liability from a variety of sources

Medical Malpractice - Legal Issues [33927] ?

Information on medical malpractice and the legal rights of patients who have suffered harm

Medical Malpractice and Alternative Risk [25663] ?

Health care facilities should exercise caution when considering alternative risk as a solution to malpractice insurance

Medical Malpractice Basics [19180] ?

How to prove a medical malpractice claim in the USA

Updated Medical Malpractice Claim Causation Study [20371] ?

Lists contributing factors to physician errors

Medical Malpractice Liability [33926] ?

Types of medical malpractice and more

Medical Malpractice: Healthcare RRGs [26577] ?

Cautionary notes on the use of risk retention groups for medical malpractice coverage

Medical Malpractice: The Topic [9196] ?

Key facts, current developments and background relating to medical malpractice

Medical Mutual Beacon [23838] ?

Presents topics pertinent to Claims and Risk Management

Medical Office Follow-Up Stamp [23841] ?

The inadequacy of documentation is cited as a major reason that liability cases are settled

Medical Practice Loss Control Management [23839] ?

Risk management advice for physicians

Medical Professional Liability and Patient Safety [19179] ?

For medical office risk management

Medical Risk Management Tips [412] ?

Risk management tips to prevent medical malpractice claims

Medical Telephone Memo [23840] ?

Telephone message pads that facilitate documentation and recording of patient information

Medical Use of Patient Restraints [21642] ?

What they are - plus guidelines on use

Updated Meritless Claims in Medical Malpractice [31677] ?

Discusses the result of a 2006 Harvard study on the issue

Updated Mitigating Telemedicine Risks [14624] ?

A checklist for providers

NSO Risk Advisor [9103] ?

Featured articles on nursing malpractice

Nurse Practitioner Claims Data Study [pdf] [28974] ?

Risk analysis of nurse practioner claims from 1994 to 2004 and risk management recommendations

Nurse Practitioner Liaiblity [pdf] [39817] ?

Claims analysis

Office Medical Practice Self-Assessment Survey [pdf] [27572] ?

Use this self-audit to avoid medical malpractice

Ophthalmic Risk Management [27575] ?

Analysis of many important liability risks faced by practicing ophthalmologists

Patient Abandonment [16448] ?

Is it legal for a physician to abandon a patient

Updated Patient Wandering and Elopement Resources [15629] ?

Resource manuals and more

Physicians: Frustrated and Fighting Back [25661] ?

Discusses services physicians are using to fight frivolous medical malpractice lawsuits

Recognizing and Disclosing Medical Errors [pdf] [27577] ?

Medical ethics issues

Risk Communication in the Healthcare Setting [35581] ?

A series of training presentations on the topic of health risk communication

Risk Management Bulletins - Medical Malpractice [23442] ?

Advice for physicians to help reduce the incidence of medical malpractice claims

Risk Management for Nursing Businesses [9102] ?

Series of articles and papers

Risk Management for the Physician Office [pdf] [19183] ?

Includes the enterprise risk management process as it relates to physician offices

Risk Management: Newsletter Doctors RX [27571] ?

Topics related to medical malpractice issues

Risks of Medical Interventions [16183] ?

Three calculations to help you decide whether a treatment will truly benefit your patient

State Medical Malpractice Laws [9073] ?

Summary of the medical malpractice laws for each state in the USA

The High Cost of Meritless Medical Malpractice Claims [30160] ?

A study by the Harvard School of Public Health and the conclusions that may be surmised from the data


Related Categories & Information

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General Business / Ethics
Business ethics and codes, samples, guidance to ethical decision making

Health / Ethics in Medicine
Ethical, professional and public policy statements for health care

Health / Medical Center Mgt
Handbooks for medical staff and patients, departmental resources

Health / Privacy
Medical record privacy, patient confidentiality, etc.

Legal / Health Law
Case developments, articles, resources related to medical law

Managed Care / Practice Management
Resources on how managed care affects a physician's practice

Safety / Medical Devices
FDA regulatory guidance for manufacturers of medical devices

Safety / Patient Safety
Medical errors, medication errors, patient safety guidance


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