November 29, 2021

Breathing New Life Into Organized Dentistry by Dr. Kevin Hanley

In this editorial from March 2015, Dr. Kevin J. Hanley writes that if leaders of dental organizations don’t come up with creative ways to attract the new generation of dentists, organized dentistry may be a thing of the past. This article is reprinted with permission from The New York State Dental Journal.

June 21, 2021

Case Study: Poor Patient Relations and Prolonged Treatment Result in Large Settlement

An adult patient went to a MLMIC-insured orthodontist requesting treatment to make his teeth perfect. Seven years later, the patient filed a lawsuit claiming that the orthodontist’s treatment was careless, reckless and contraindicated. What went wrong? Find out in this case study, complete with a legal and risk management perspective from a Fager, Amsler, Keller & Schoppmann attorney.

June 16, 2021

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Responding to Online Social Media Posts

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.

April 15, 2021

Risk Management Tip: Managing Negative Online Reviews

Healthcare providers recognize that along with their practice websites, public websites and social media sites can be used as marketing tools to inform the public of their services. The online community, however, is then afforded an opportunity to respond, rate, and, at times, complain about those services. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

October 1, 2020

New Issue of “The Scope: Medical Edition” Features Guidance on Avoiding Social Media Pitfalls

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 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.