Researchers recently measured physician knowledge about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and found that doctors lack specific understanding of the issues and barriers patients encounter. Because of these knowledge gaps, physicians may fail to comply with the ADA and contribute to persisting inequities in care.
MLMIC’s newest risk management CME module helps physicians navigate the doctor-patient relationship. The program addresses patient behaviors that can negatively affect care and offers steps that can be taken to enhance the patient experience.
Healthcare facilities and providers are encouraged to review the updated list of penalties for compliance purposes.
Effective January 18, 2017, the FDA has banned the use of powdered gloves in healthcare. MLMIC recommends that all insureds protect their patients and ensure their practices are in compliance.