Malpractice: More lawsuits does not equal more relocations
April 3, 2019
Physicians who have been sued multiple times are no more likely to relocate geographically than doctors who have never faced a claim, a new analysis shows.
Session encourages action on improving gender equity
March 26, 2019
“Without deliberate focus and attention, it will take 200 years to close the gender equity gap worldwide."
ABIM contests class-action lawsuit, asks judge to dismiss
March 25, 2019
The plaintiffs are asking a judge to find ABIM in violation of federal antitrust law and to bar the board from continuing its MOC process.
Advance care planning codes not being used
March 14, 2019
Few physicians are taking advantage of Medicare payment codes that reimburse them for discussing end-of-life planning with patients.
AAP: Treating patients during disasters raises liability risks
March 2, 2019
You can learn how to protect yourself from liability when caring for children during disasters with new guidance from the AAP.
Malpractice suits are less frequent – but more costly
March 2, 2019
Suits against physicians declined over a 10-year span, but the expense to defend legal challenges is rising, according to a report by CRICO.
HIPAA compliance: Three cases to learn from
January 3, 2019
Security experts say physicians can learn from three 2018 HIPAA penalties by the Office for Civil Rights.
Class-action suit filed against ABIM over MOC
December 14, 2018
Four internists allege ABIM is monopolizing the MOC market and forcing physicians to purchase MOC.
Telehealth: States broaden options for locations, providers
October 5, 2018
More states are expanding telehealth locations and broadening the pool of telemedicine providers, while fading out in-person requirements.
Disruptive physicians: Is this an HR or MEC issue?
September 16, 2018
Experts explain when to take disruptive behavior to human resources or the medial executive committee (or both) and the pros and cons of each path.