Mandatory Reporting of Suspected or Observed Abuse
2019; Issue 3
Mandated reporters are individuals who have frequent contact with children, elders, and/or disabled persons and have an obligation to report abuse if suspected and/or observed.
Category Tag Abuse
Category Tag Elder Abuse
Category Tag Mandatory Reporting
Best Practices for Infection Control in Medical and Dental Offices
2019; Issue 2
Healthcare-associated infections (HAI’s) continue to be a concern in many of our healthcare facilities across the United States.
Category Tag Best Practices
Category Tag Infection Control
2018; Issue 2
A growing number of patients are presenting to medical appointments with their dogs in tow and while many people enjoy the company of their pets, not everyone feels this way.
Category Tag Animals
Category Tag Service
Announcing Our New Cyber Liability Portal - Available 24/7 and Free-of-Charge For Our Members
2017 issue 3
In the age of electronic medical records, cyber security is a substantial concern. Security breaches by employees, ransomware and data security basics are of common concern in the medical office practice.
Category Tag Cyber
Category Tag Liability
Category Tag Portal
Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity: Are You Prepared?
2017; Issue 2
Vigilance and meticulous preparation are critical, both in providing high quality anesthesia care with the best possible outcomes, and in enabling the practicing anesthesiologist to avoid medico-legal complications.
Category Tag Anesthetic
Category Tag Toxicity
Vaccine Errors and How to Prevent Them
2017; Issue 1
Effective management and control of vaccinations in an office based practice is essential.
Category Tag Vaccines
The Importance of Tracking and Following in the Medical Practice
2016; Issue 4
Allegations of a failure to diagnosis and/or a delay in diagnosis are the leading causes of medical malpractice claims. Many of these failures and delays in diagnosis are directly related to the failure to receive and review diagnostic testing.
Category Tag Medical Practice
Category Tag Tracking
Disclosing Unanticipated Medical Outcomes
2016; Issue 3
Despite the best efforts to provide safe, quality care, sometimes things go wrong and patients might experience harm. When patients are harmed, a disclosure to the patient and/or family is warranted.
Category Tag Medical Outcomes
Category Tag Outcomes