NPR and Fierce Healthcare recently raised the question, will hospitals be held accountable if patients become addicted to opioids? According to the articles, overprescription of opioids contributes to the current crisis, and many physicians don’t understand how quickly addiction can happen.
The new edition of The Albany Report includes updates on statute of limitations legislation, tort reform and Governor Cuomo’s executive budget.
Research from Accenture and the American Medical Association (AMA) reveals a sobering statistic about cybersecurity: “more than four in five U.S. physicians (83 percent) have experienced some form of a cybersecurity attack.”
MLMIC’s newest online CME-only modules address risk management topics related to physician advertising, telephone triage, electronic health records and voice recognition software.
The texting of medical orders remains a significant concern for patient safety. Among the risks are unintended autocorrection, confusing abbreviations and incomplete orders.
MLMIC’s Q3 financials show continued strength and stability for New York’s leading medical liability insurer. In a constantly changing insurance marketplace, it is reassuring to know that MLMIC is sound and ready to serve its policyholders.
Physicians in NYS may experience problems, distractions and disruptions if insured by an RRG that has been declared insolvent. As a service to our policyholders, we are providing information that describes what to expect if your RRG is declared insolvent.
In an effort to keep our policyholders up to date on the Berkshire Hathaway transaction, and to address questions we often get on our hotline, we have updated the information on the FAQs.
The Fall 2017 edition of Dental Dateline – the newsletter for MLMIC-insured dentists – includes many resources, including what to consider before responding to unflattering online reviews and a case study in which a patient’s secret recordings absolve the dentist from alleged failure to diagnose bruxism.
Did you know that – unlike other carriers in New York’s medical malpractice marketplace –MLMIC’s entire underwriting and claims process is overseen and guided by physician peer review? Whether reviewing a prospective policyholder’s new application or performing a review of an existing policyholder’s underwriting record, physician peer review is the cornerstone of MLMIC’s underwriting philosophy.