November 1, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Managing Drug Seeking Patients

Healthcare professionals share in the responsibility for minimizing prescription drug abuse and drug diversion. Physicians are tasked with differentiating patients in need of effective pain management from those who may be seeking drugs for inappropriate reasons. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

September 1, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Managing Patients with Chronic Pain

The management of chronic pain through the prescription of controlled medication poses challenges and risks to both the patient and the healthcare provider. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

July 1, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Managing Medication Samples

Medication samples are widely used in a physician’s office practice. A standard process should be in place for the proper handling, storage, dispensing, and disposal of medication samples. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.