Category Archives: Risk Management

Cooperative of American Physicians to Present at 2018 Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management Conference

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) recently announced that vice president for practice optimization, Carole Lambert, MPA, RN, will speak at the Southern California Association for Healthcare Risk Management (SCAHRM) 38th Annual Educational Conference in Rancho Mirage, Calif., on Thursday, … Continue reading

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Cooperative of American Physicians to Share Insights on Practice Risk Management at 2018 Association of Dermatology Administrators & Managers (ADAM) Conference

With the myriad issues that face the ever-evolving medical care sector, medical practices are likewise facing multiple legislative and regulatory headwinds in approaches to office risk management. To help bring these issues into clearer focus for practice managers, the Cooperative … Continue reading

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ISMIE Risk Management Symposium to Examine Emerging Risks in Patient Safety, Medical Professional Liability

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. announced its 2nd Annual Risk Management Symposium: Emerging Risks. This daylong conference will be held November 17 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Ill., and is open to all interested healthcare professionals and administrators. This year’s … Continue reading

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2014 PLUS Medical PL Symposium Focuses on Emerging Risks Associated with Affordable Care Act, Clinical Integration, New Technology

With the Patient Protection & Affordable Care Act headlong into its implementation, the Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) focused its 2014 Medical PL Symposium on addressing the new and emerging risks resulting from the healthcare delivery system’s move toward a clinically … Continue reading

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ACI: Obstetric Malpractice Claims – Agenda Highlights Announced

American Conference Institute, organizers of the 13th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Claims Conference taking place June 25-26, 2014, at the Union League in Philadelphia, today announced key highlights from this year’s program agenda: NEW THIS YEAR! Obtain insight as to the … Continue reading

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Laser Spine Surgery Marketing through Google Sees Malpractice Complaints

side note: This is an interesting article on a new phenomena — physicians and surgeons marketing their services online. How hard — and in what manner — should physicians market their services? Why are we moving away from the traditional … Continue reading

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Hospital Groups Acquiring Physicians’ Private Practices, How It Affects Liability

side note: Is a hospital-focused healthcare system the future of American Medicine? And if so, what are the liability implications? This is a great look at what looks to be the future of healthcare delivery in the United States. Physician-owned … Continue reading

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Malpractice Immunity & Evidence-Based Medicine

side note: Here is an article that shows the conflict of interest that is inherent in our current system of medical liability, and outlines a reform idea worth closer inspection. While sovereign immunity is doubtful, it is an academic argument … Continue reading

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Rand Health Study: Investment in New Healthcare Quality Measures Needed as Cost-Cutting Strategies Grow

side note: With all the cost-cutting that is proposed at both federal and state levels, this is an especially prescient report. As the healthcare industry, employers and government officials seek to control the growth of health spending, new efforts are … Continue reading

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