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Avoiding Misunderstandings With Advanced Medical Directives

How can you ensure patients and their loved ones understand end-of-life care decisions before an adverse event occurs?

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Open Payments Review Period Begins April 1

Beginning April 1, medical practices will have 45 days to review and dispute Medicare records of 2018 payments on the federal Open Payments database.

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What Physicians Need to Know About Medical Marijuana

Medical marijuana use is on the rise across the U.S. Here is what physicians need to know about navigating risk while addressing patient concerns.

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To Disclose or Not to Disclose?

A guide to navigating requests for medical records from law enforcement while upholding patient privacy and HIPAA Policy standards.

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Claims Case Study: Spinal Abscess

Practical risk management takeaways from an emergency medicine claims case of undiagnosed spinal epidural abscess that resulted in paraplegia.

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What is Physician Wellness?

Doctors make sacrifices in pursuit of the care and healing of others, often at the expense of their own mental and physical well-being.

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North Carolina Selects Prepaid Health Plans in Medicaid Transformation

The North Carolina DHHS takes another step towards the transformation of NC’s Medicaid program from a fee-for-service model to a managed care program.

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How a Culture of Isolation Breeds Physician Burnout

Physician burnout is bred in isolation and silence. We’ve uncovered the key factors that lead to burnout and ways to overcome it.

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Claims Case Study: Aortic Dissection

Details on two physicians’ failure to diagnose aortic dissection and tips to avoid similar outcomes.

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CME Webinar: Understanding Health Literacy

A consultant from our external network and a member of our Risk Management team discuss how physicians can promote health literacy among patients.

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