August 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Effective Communication with Patients

Effective communication is the cornerstone of the doctor-patient relationship. Patients’ perceptions of physician communication skills may impact the potential for allegations of malpractice. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

August 1, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Management and Documentation of After-hours Telephone Calls from Patients

The failure to properly handle and document after-hours telephone calls can adversely affect patient care and lead to potential liability exposure for the physician. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

June 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Follow-up of Missed or Cancelled Appointments

A well-defined process for following up on missed or cancelled appointment will help ensure continuity of care and enhance patient safety. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

December 18, 2019

Major Chronic Health Issues Predict Elevated Mortality Rates for Millennials

A new BCBS study found that millennials are experiencing higher rates of chronic health issues than previous generations. Projections indicate that this may increase both mortality rates and healthcare costs.