May 20, 2021

Risk Management Checklists: Technology in Healthcare

MLMIC encourages policyholders to review these important Risk Management Checklists on technology, including guidance on EHR copy/paste, computers in exam rooms, patient portals, protected health information, health IT and online reviews.

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.

December 18, 2019

Major Chronic Health Issues Predict Elevated Mortality Rates for Millennials

A new BCBS study found that millennials are experiencing higher rates of chronic health issues than previous generations. Projections indicate that this may increase both mortality rates and healthcare costs.

February 6, 2019

Shared Decision-Making Improves Patient Satisfaction

Researchers have found that study participants exposed to shared decision-making reported “higher trust, rated their physicians more highly and were less likely to fault their physicians for the adverse outcome compared with those exposed to no decision-making.”