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MLMIC Releases New Risk Management CME Program

As part of MLMIC’s ongoing commitment to help physicians and other healthcare practitioners improve the quality of patient care and reduce potential liability exposure, we’ve developed a new online risk management CME program for policyholders.

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New Law Allows New York Clinics to Provide Primary Medical Care Off-Site

A new provision of Public Health Law Article 28 will allow hospital outpatient clinics and diagnostic treatment centers (D&Ts) to provide off-site primary care services that are ordinarily provided by the clinic or D&T.

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The Joint Commission Reverses Its Position on Texting Medical Orders

The Joint Commission (JC) issued a clarification reversing its position on the texting of medical orders: “The use of secure text orders is not permitted at this time.”

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Standardizing Handoff Communication Improves Patient Safety

During care transitions, it is essential to ensure that pertinent information is provided to the individual(s) assuming the care of the patient.

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