What Steps Should Doctors Who Perform Elective Surgeries be Taking NOW

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, many medical professionals and their businesses have been prevented from working and have been forced to shut their doors. This has been especially problematic for plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, medspas and others that primarily perform elective or non-emergent … [Read more...]

COVID-19 Useful Resources and Links for Physicians

NORCAL COVID-19 patient safety resources  Medical Protective COVID19 Resources TDC Telehealth Resources Resources for Plastic Surgery: Collected resources from American Society of Plastic Surgeons Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services: Fact Sheet: Expansion of the … [Read more...]

Which Physician Specialties are at the Highest Risk for Malpractice Claims?

In 2017, JAMA Network published their findings on the physician specialties who paid the most in malpractice claims from 1992 to 2014. Their analysis was based on data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and includes almost 20 million physician-years of data, characterized by physician … [Read more...]

What is Informed Consent?

            Most medical procedures involve a degree of risk for patients, for that reason it is important that doctors inform patients about the risks and potential side effects that can arise from a medical procedure. Informed consent in … [Read more...]

Common Medical Malpractice Terms and What They Mean

Medical malpractice insurance can be confusing. There are many commonly used terms and phrases used in malpractice insurance that most people are unfamiliar with. If you have found yourself wondering what your medical malpractice insurance broker is talking about or just want to learn a little more … [Read more...]

What is Telemedicine?

  Introduction to Telemedicine Telemedicine is the use of electronic communication, such as video calls, digital photography, instant messaging, telephone and email, to provide clinical services to patients, without an in-person patient visit. Some of the most common uses for telemedicine are … [Read more...]

Could you benefit from a Nap?

Yes, you read that right! Could you as a medical professional benefit from a nap? In short, yes. A nap can have  a dramatic effect on increased Learning, Memory, Awareness, and more. With the long hours how will you fit it into your schedule? If taking a siesta, or shutting down your practice in … [Read more...]

Medical Board Investigations

From Anesthesiology to Urology, there are medical boards for just about every specialty available here in the United States, and they often do a great deal of good for the industry, including lobbying for positive legislative reforms, and providing conferences to display new breakthroughs. … [Read more...]

Why It’s Important for Healthcare Providers to Manage Their Online Presence

Social media continues to evolve and its influence can have both positive and negative effects for physicians and other healthcare providers. Just a few years ago many of our clients had no social media presence, and most did not maintain a website. Things are changing, it is vitally important for … [Read more...]

Five Things Every Healthcare Provider Must Know

Medical malpractice insurance is as necessary to a physician or healthcare provider as a stethoscope. The insurance protects the healthcare provider from having to bear the full costs of a legal defense and settlement in a malpractice lawsuit. Like other insurance policies, there are many options, … [Read more...]