Online CME courses on leading risk management topics.
Available at no additional cost to all MLMIC Insurance Company policyholders and their employees, MLMIC’s CME+ offers access to an ever-growing library of New York-focused risk management courses and CME programs.
Proactive Risk Management Program (Regulation 124)
Complete this program every other year for CME credit, MOC credit, a premium discount, and/or satisfy your eligibility to participate in the New York State excess medical malpractice insurance program.
MLMIC policyholders and their employees can also complete a wide variety of New York-focused risk management courses on leading topics, including:
- An Interview with a Plaintiff’s Attorney: Part 1 & Part 2
In this two-part series, a prominent plaintiff’s attorney discusses the issues that commonly lead to medical malpractice lawsuits. The goal is to provide physicians with operational risk from the perspective of a plaintiff’s attorney on the issues that commonly lead to lawsuits. The factors that can help strengthen the plaintiff’s case are also reviewed.
- High-Exposure Liability: Delay in Diagnosis of Breast Cancer – Part 1 & Part 2
Physician risk management professional, prominent defense and plaintiff’s attorneys, and a senior MLMIC claims executive address the continued high frequency and severity of claims alleging a delay in diagnosis of breast cancer.
- High-Exposure Liability: A Case Study Analysis – Part 1 & Part 2
In this two-part series, the issues and risks associated with high-exposure liability claims are reviewed through a case study presentation. Interviews are conducted with expert physicians in the medical specialties involved, and a defense attorney shares his experience in handling the identified problems. Pertinent risk assessment issues are addressed, including diagnostic error, documentation, communication, and transitions in care or patient handoffs.
- The Physician-Patient Relationship: A Closer Look
A physician risk management professional and an attorney specializing in healthcare law and claims management discuss challenges in the physician-patient relationship. Various patient profiles are reviewed and strategies for managing potential problems are presented. Suggestions are also provided to help improve the patient experience and reduce potential liability risk for the physician.
- Current Issues in Risk Management: Part 1 & Part 2
In this two-part series, a panel of physician experts and an attorney specializing in healthcare law discuss current issues in risk management. A number of important topics are addressed, including physician advertising; special risks in caring for geriatric, pediatric, and highly emotional patients; dealing with the medically compromised driver; managing telephone triage in the office practice setting; and the risks involved with the use of electronic medical records (EMRs) and voice recognition software.
- Electronic Health Records in the Courtroom
This program looks at how the use of electronic health records (EHR) systems continues to impact the way physicians practice medicine, and influence how plaintiff attorneys prosecute malpractice claims. An attorney from Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP discusses the documentation pitfalls associated with electronic records, the features of EHR plaintiff attorneys will use in the courtroom to demonstrate liability, and steps physicians can take to mitigate the risk of malpractice claims.
- Healthcare Decision-Making: MOLST, Advanced Directives, and Proxies
This program discusses how to prepare patients, families and providers to make and carry out difficult end-of-life treatment decisions. An attorney from Fager Amsler Keller & Schoppmann, LLP reviews the use of Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment (MOLST) in developing a plan of care, and addresses the roles and responsibilities of healthcare proxies and other decision-makers in end-of-life care.
Policyholders and employees can gain valuable continuing medical education in leading topics through a wide variety of MLMIC-exclusive risk management courses available for completion anytime, online, with MLMIC CME+.
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Non-MLMIC insured physicians, residents, dentists, and mid-level practitioners who are interested in completing a course should call MLMIC’s Risk Management Department at (800) 275-6564.
To learn more about MLMIC CME+ contact a MLMIC representative.