2018 Risk Management Education Program - Online Registration


Dermatology: Risk Management Pitfalls In Dermatology

This program will review several closed malpractice claims, focusing on situations from which a claim may arise and how to take a proactive approach to identify and mitigate potential risk situations before they reach that point.
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Emergency Medicine: Recurring Risk Issues

There are many clinical and legal risk factors facing our emergency medicine Insureds. This course has been developed with those issues in mind. Participants will gain an understanding of multiple issues of clinical and legal risk surrounding the practice of medicine in the emergency department.
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Closed Claim Study: Gastroenterology

This new program will demonstrate how risk management and mitigation efforts have become focused upon the provision of high-quality procedures done in the safest manner possible and with the highest likelihood of a medically-effective outcome. Common risk factors that can lead to malpractice claims will be identified. Through an analysis of the literature and closed cases, this program will offer strategies on how to minimize risk and possibly avoid those areas.
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Legal Issues: Recurring Medical Malpractice Topics II

This program will review recurring issues encountered by Physicians in interactions with patients and other providers and examine how these issues can serve as the basis for medical malpractice litigation. The discussion will include short video vignettes.
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OB/GYN: ACOG Practice Checklist

This seminar will review the use of checklists and their ability to help providers improve the safety of health care delivery. It will also include an interactive discussion of closed medical malpractice cases in the OB/GYN setting.
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Online Program: Build A Culture Of Compliance With The HIPAA Modules

These training modules address the essential elements of maintaining the privacy and security of sensitive information and protected health information (PHI) within the medical practice. Additional resources on HIPAA and Electronic Medical Records (EMR) are available on mmlis.com
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Ophthalmology: Eyeballing Risk

This program will review recent cases, explore new risk issues in ophthalmology and discuss the human dimension in ophthalmic risk management.
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Risk Issues In Surgical Pathology And Cytopathology

Although it is rare for Pathologists to meet with patients directly, that does not mean that they do not have liability risk. This program will focus on risk management and medico-legal issues relevant to Pathologists and those Physicians to whom pathology reports are directed.
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Pediatrics: Big Risks Come In Small Packages 2.0

This new program will address recurring topics in pediatrics including, but not limited to: mandatory reporting requirements; dealing with difficult patients/parents and situations; social media doís and doníts, etc. Video vignettes will be utilized to supplement the discussion.
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Primary Care - Patient Safety

This specialty specific program will help providers understand the issue of patient safety as it relates to the delivery of health care. The program will also feature an interactive discussion of closed medical malpractice claims in the primary care setting.
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Surgery: Identifying Risk

In this program, participants will discuss surgical cases in which complications occurred as a result of patientsí anticoagulation being interrupted or not interrupted due to surgery. While it is impossible to guarantee that complications never occur, Surgeons can take measures to reduce the risk of a lawsuit after complications arise. Additionally, participants and moderators will discuss strategies and best practices for mitigating risk in these situations.
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Case In Point

Case in Point is a publication consisting of closed medical malpractice claims focusing on the larger issue of communication within the health care setting. The cases serve as illustrations of how good communication might have made the difference in a patientís ultimate outcome or the defensibility of a claim.
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Case In Point II

Case in Point II is our second risk management publication featuring a series of closed-claim scenarios which focus on issues involving medical record documentation. The selected cases serve to provide the reader with situations in which poor or non-existent documentation created patient safety issues and allegations of negligent treatment for the Physician.
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Case In Point III

Our Case in Point III publication examines closed medical malpractice claims which have diagnostic error as their core allegation. The selected cases illustrate an all-too-common theme presented in a variety of clinical situations where a Physicianís failure to diagnose a patient properly led to a lawsuit.
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