Mutual Matters

New VA Laws on the Prescribing of Opioids & Buprenorphine

GA Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Provisions Overview

Kentucky Now Requires Reporting of Dense Breast Tissue

Coordination of Care: Keep Patient Info from Falling through Cracks

Specialty Focus: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Medicaid Fraud Control Units Report Nearly $2 Billion in Recoveries

MACRA is here – and what you don’t know can hurt you!

5 Tips for Physician Recruiting

Hospital Advisory:  Should Hospital Security Officers Be Armed?

Developing Resilience and Avoiding Physician Burnout, Part Four

Beware of Prescription Drugs and Devices from Foreign Sources

Essential Medical Skill Can Change Physician Behavior and Improve Patient Outcomes

Developing Resilience and Avoiding Physician Burnout, Part Three

FDA Boxed Warning Required for Fluoroquinolones

Physicians Prone to Medical Liability Claims

Developing Resilience and Avoiding Physician Burnout, Part Two

FDA Drug Safety Communication Regarding Viberzi (eluxadoline)

Developing Resilience and Avoiding Physician Burnout, Part One

The Opioid Epidemic: It’s Still a Problem

Accessing and Amending Medical Records

Top Ten Hard to Diagnose Diseases

Claims Lesson: Closing the Loop, Communication and Tracking Errors

Claims Lesson: Perioperative Medication Errors

Lessons Learned on Neurological Injuries

The Non-Adherent Patient

Case Studies: Pain Management with Opioids

Guidelines for Telemedicine Policies and Procedures

HIPAA: Key Areas Where Problems Occur

Don’t Make Your Patient a Victim: When Doctors Criticize Other Doctors

Treating Employees, Family Members and Yourself

Communication Errors in Surgery

Patients Recording Interactions with Their Physicians

The Importance of an Accurate Problem List for Patient Safety and Care

Talking to Patients About the Errors of Other Clinicians

How to Protect and Fix a Physician’s Online Reputation

The Process of Creating and Sharing Treatment Plans with Patients

Improving Handoffs, Improving Patient Safety

MagMutual Partners with Wolters Kluwer to Provide UpToDate Clinical Decision Support to All Policy Owners

Communication and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Florida Workers Compensation Rates Expected to Rise

Reducing your risk when patients leave against medical advice

The Superbug Threat

Who’s responsible for patient compliance and follow-up?

Naloxone Legislation to Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses

Healthcare and the New Overtime Rule

Less than 30 Days Until OSHA’s New Recordkeeping Rules Go Into Effect

Hospital Alert: Emerging Multi Drug Resistant Yeast

When the Medical Board Calls…..Don’t Panic

Hospital Alert: CMS to Survey Compliance with New Fire Safety Standards

Protect Yourself from Cyber Attacks

The Orlando Mass Shooting: A Poignant Reminder of the Impact of Burnout on Healthcare Teams

Georgia Physicians, Updated Chaperone Guidelines Announced

Healthcare cyber security systems remain vulnerable

CMS MACRA New Framework for Paying Physicians

Managing Your Cyber Risk

Alert: CDC to upgrade opioid prescribing guidelines

Encryption and why it’s essential for any cyber security strategy

Physician practices and social media use: policies for success

Hospitals and social media use: policies for success

Preparing for a Data Breach

It’s the end of the line for meaningful use, what’s next?

United for Patient Safety: Chronic pain patients

United for Patient Safety: Necessity of on call scheduling policies

United for Patient Safety: Treating an evolving patient population

United for Patient Safety: Surgical Fires Safety Initiative

United for Patient Safety: Medication Storage