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Surviving a Malpractice Lawsuit: What Now?

Finding yourself in a malpractice lawsuit can be a life-changing experience, but it doesn’t necessarily need to be a career-ending situation. Many physicians who experience a malpractice lawsuit often ask, “What now?”, and need help navigating their way back to practice to avoid burnout. Sue Larsen, CEO, of Astute Doctor, recently published an article on Physicians Practice’s […]

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Managing Risk with Scribes

“Medical scribes are in high demand nationally. Any doctor who doesn’t make the switch from paper to electronic records by 2015 will face Medicare penalties, and this deadline is fueling the demand” (Silverman). A controlled clinical study published online with the National Institute of Health showed the use of scribes helped cut down on the amount […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

On this Thanksgiving holiday weekend, we remember the many doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals giving their time and talents to help the sick and injured, while most people kick back and enjoy a meal with family and friends. Professional Risk Associates is truly thankful for your dedication and service to others. Thank you! Many Americans love to celebrate traditions […]

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Beyond Professional Risk

As Professional Risk celebrates its 25th Anniversary this year, we’re taking a moment to look back at the employees who helped make a difference in the healthcare community, the workplace, and our own local community. In this month’s edition, we celebrate 20 years with our Associate Vice President, Debbie Mee. Debbie was born the oldest of eight children […]

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Five Cyber Security Facts Medical Practices Need to Consider

Many practices still don’t think cyber security is an issue they need to worry about. One reason may be most breaches making the news involve large corporations like last year’s Target breach, or this year’s Community Health Systems, United States Postal Service and Home Depot breaches. While these large breaches are more likely to make the news, smaller […]

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