Category: Physicians

Better Communication During Care Transitions May Reduce Readmissions

Ineffective communication and transfer of patient information has been associated with medical errors, patient harm and patient dissatisfaction.

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Consider Liability Risks Before Permitting Individuals to “Shadow” Physicians

Before responding to a request to allow a high school or college student shadow you at an office or facility, consider the medical liability and patient safety risks.

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No Rate Increase for Physician Policyholders on July 1

As MLMIC celebrates its 40th anniversary, we have some great news for physician policyholders: the Superintendent of Insurance has accepted our recommendation that rates remain unchanged for the July 1, 2015 – July 1, 2016 policy year.

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Use Diligence in Prescribing the New Oral Anticoagulants

While NOACs are considered to have certain advantages to warfarin, they also have disadvantages. MLMIC believes it is important for providers to be aware of the potential risks of prescribing any medication.

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