January 4, 2021

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Utilizing Telehealth in Your Practice

The newest issue of The Scope: Medical Edition, MLMIC’s risk management publication, is now available online and offers the latest health, legal, risk management and insurance information.

January 1, 2021

Risk Management Tip: Discontinuing the Physician–Patient Relationship Properly

Once the physician-patient relationship is established, physicians have a legal and ethical obligation to provide patients with care. However, there may be circumstances when it is no longer appropriate to continue the physician-patient relationship. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

December 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Communicating with Low Health Literacy Patients

The lay public often has limited knowledge and understanding of medical terminology. Effective communication with patients may improve compliance with treatment regimens, enhance the informed consent process, and increase safe medication use. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.