March 20, 2021

Risk Management Checklists: Challenges Within the Physician-Patient Relationship

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review these important Risk Management Checklists on the physician-patient relationship, including guidance on properly discontinuing the physician-patient relationship, treating patients with whom you have a close relationship and managing patient noncompliance.

January 4, 2021

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Utilizing Telehealth in Your Practice

The newest issue of The Scope: Medical Edition, MLMIC’s risk management publication, is now available online and offers the latest health, legal, risk management and insurance information.

December 15, 2020

Risk Management Tip: Communicating with Low Health Literacy Patients

The lay public often has limited knowledge and understanding of medical terminology. Effective communication with patients may improve compliance with treatment regimens, enhance the informed consent process, and increase safe medication use. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

September 20, 2020

Risk Management Checklists: Patient Communication

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review these important Risk Management Checklists on patient communication, including guidance on after hours calls, communication between consulting and referring physicians, sharing test results and communicating with low health literacy patients.