Skip to Content

Monthly Archives: July 2016

5 Tips for Reducing the Risk of Lawsuits for Outpatient Medical Facilities

Written on July 14, 2016 at 10:45 pm, by

Outpatient medical facilities offer medical services, procedures and tests that can be performed without an overnight stay. These types of facilities include ambulatory surgery centers, imaging facilities, dialysis centers and physical therapy centers to name a few. Patients often have the perception that physicians work primarily for the outpatient center, though often this is usually  Continue Reading »

5 ways doctors violate HIPAA regulations without knowing it

Written on July 13, 2016 at 8:02 pm, by

In the age of laptops, smart phones, social media, and text messaging, stringency around patient privacy must be a constant consideration for physicians. Here are the top five ways doctors violate HIPAA regulations without knowing it and steps they can take to decrease the occurrence of a HIPAA violation. #1: Texting patient information – We  Continue Reading »

5 Tips to Avoid Lawsuits by Managing Disclosure after a Clinical Adverse Event

Written on July 12, 2016 at 6:41 pm, by

Healthcare providers go into the profession to take care of people and help them get well when they are sick or injured. Unfortunately, with all good intentions, sometimes bad things happen. Whether it’s a post procedure complication, a medical error or other significant adverse event, the way the situation is managed after the fact can  Continue Reading »