It is important for healthcare providers to remain vigilant regarding the exchange of sensitive, protected patient personal health information (PHI) over electronic devices.
Physicians must be aware of both the restrictions on scope of practice for certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and their own responsibilities and liabilities in supervising CRNAs.
MLMIC’s Physician Policyholders Reveal Their Most Effective Strategies to Mitigate the Risks of Claims and Suits
According to MLMIC’s recently offered, optional online claims survey, the most effective risk management strategies are 1) strong documentation, 2) patient education, 3) effective communication with patients and 4) coordination of care among specialties.
Mandatory e-prescribing of all prescription medication, controlled substances and non-controlled substances, takes effect in New York State on March 27, 2016. All practitioners need to be familiar with the requirements of this law.