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Recent Healthcare Related News
If you’re a physician looking to brush up on what’s happening in the healthcare industry, there are a number of fantastic resources blogging and tweeting on a daily basis. We review these resources regularly, and recently came across this article from Medical Economics. You can read the full article by clicking here, and it is rather […]
Not only is May 12 Florence Nightingale’s 195th birthday, but today marks the end of National Nurses’ Week. While it may be the end of our designated week, it does not end our appreciation and gratitude of nurses and other healthcare providers both nationally and globally. With increased use of social media, Nurses’ Week is gaining […]
by Professional Risk Associates, Inc. on May 6, 2015 in Cyber Liability, Electronic Medical Records, Employee Related Issues, General, Government Regulatory Issues, HIPAA, Medical Malpractice, Medical Professional Liability, Patient Health Information, Patient Privacy, Practice Related, Risk Management
By: Jennifer Richard, ARM and Joan Kassel, MLIS with Professional Risk Associates, Inc. Professional Risk Associates recently presented on government regulatory and cyber liability risks surrounding billers and coders to the Northern Virginia chapter of the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC). As a major function of the medical practice, billers and coders can impact practices’ revenue streams if […]
Medical practices both large and small have a specific focus on safety. While safety can mean life or death for healthcare providers and patients, practices sometimes overlook an important piece of safety and protection when it comes their employees – workers’ compensation insurance. When we hear “workers’ compensation” we might immediately think of someone pulling a muscle […]
Medical professional liability insurance (med mal) can often be one of the largest purchases a healthcare professional or medical practice makes. For new physicians, the thought of obtaining of med mal insurance can seem daunting as most are unaware of how this process works. How much is the insurance? Is this coverage comprehensive? Have no fear – […]