May 9, 2022

Your Dental Patient Requests a Refund. What Now?

Over the course of years of practice, a dentist may encounter an unsatisfied patient who requests a refund because of a cosmetic concern, discomfort or pain. Before granting that request, dentists should be aware of the potential consequences of that action. Our blog takes a look from a legal perspective.

April 18, 2022

Medication Error Conviction to Have “Chilling Effect” on Patient Safety Culture

The American Hospital Association says the guilty verdict for a nurse who made a medication error “discourages health caregivers from coming forward with their mistakes.” The trial raises important questions about electronic device management, alert overrides and provider burnout.

November 10, 2021

Online Research vs. Physician Guidance: Are Patients Turning to the Internet Even More?

In addition to researching symptoms and health concerns ahead of seeking care, patients are also turning to Google following medical appointments or instead of disclosing information to their doctors altogether.

September 13, 2021

MLMIC and MSSNY Present CME Day on Friday, September 17

As the lead-in to the MSSNY 2021 House of Delegates, MLMIC and MSSNY are proud to present CME Day on Friday, September 17, via Zoom webinar. The series of continuing medical education presentations, originally scheduled to be hosted in-person, will commence online at 9 a.m. with three MLMIC presentations.

September 1, 2021

Benefits and Risks Associated With Remote Patient Monitoring

MLMIC encourages all insureds to implement protocols specific to remote patient monitoring. These preparations can help you and your patients benefit from the technology while preserving patient safety and reducing risk.