March 15, 2021

Risk Management Tip: Managing Patient Noncompliance

Patient noncompliance is one of the most difficult challenges for healthcare providers. Noncompliance may include missed appointments and the failure to follow a plan of care, take medications as prescribed, or obtain recommended tests or consultations. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

March 1, 2021

Risk Management Tip: The Proper Use of Patient Portals

Patient portals are an effective tool to actively engage patients in their care to improve health outcomes. However, healthcare professionals must be aware of the potential risks presented by this technology. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.

February 17, 2021

Beyond the Behavioral Health Unit: Managing Mental Health, a Webinar by MLMIC and HANYS

On March 24, MLMIC and HANYS will host “Beyond the Behavioral Health Unit: Managing Mental Health.” This webinar will outline strategies for meeting the mental health needs of patients in the emergency department, the general inpatient unit and the ambulatory care setting

February 15, 2021

Risk Management Tip: The Use of Computers in Examination Rooms

The presence of laptops/tablets in examination rooms has become commonplace as more providers implement electronic health records. This method of documentation may place a barrier between the provider and the patient. Review this Risk Management Tip from MLMIC to reinforce related policies and protocols within your practice or facility.