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Patients

When the Unexpected Happens

Having a sincere discussion with a patient after an adverse event can be important while also knowing what will be confidential under your state...

Patients

The Impact of Appropriate Opioid Prescribing

Responsible opioid prescribing and monitoring involves checking state databases before prescribing and maintaining opioid prescribing competency.  

Practice Management

Minimizing Risk When Using Medical Assistants in Nevada

Running a practice requires support but it is important to understand the liability for the actions of your medical assistants on staff in Nevada.

Practice Management

Minimizing Risk When Using Medical Assistants in Arizona

Running a practice requires support but it is important to understand the liability for the actions of your medical assistants on staff in Arizona.

Practice Management

Medical Assistant ≠ Nurse

Medical assistants and other unlicensed, non-nurse personnel should never call themselves “nurses” as it comes with serious possible penalties.

Patients

In Honor of Complaint Management

Treating complaints with prompt action can lead to patients feeling more positive about their experience and offer your practice valuable lessons.

Practice Management

Put Your Business Attorney on Speed-Dial

Establishing a relationship with a business attorney or a health care law firm can save your practice time and money in the long run.

Telehealth

Telehealth Implementation and Optimization Guide

If your practice is looking to launch a new telehealth program or strengthen your current, this guide was designed to help no matter where your...

Compliance

In Nevada Consent is a Conversation . . . Then You Write it Down

In Nevada, what are the best practices for informed consent with patients in order to protect your practice in case of a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Compliance

In Utah Consent is a Conversation . . . Then You Write it Down

In Utah, what are the best practices for informed consent with patients in order to protect your practice in case of a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Patients

When the Patient has a Gun in Arizona

What are your legal rights as a practice owner if a patient brings a firearm into your medical office in Arizona?

Patients

When the Patient has a Gun in Utah

What are your legal rights as a practice owner if a patient brings a firearm into your medical office in Utah?

Patients

You Can Ask about Vaccinations

An explanation of what is covered under HIPAA Privacy Rule when it comes to asking your patients about their status on vaccinations.

Practice Management

Vaccination Clinics

A vaccination clinic is an opportunity for patients to stay current on routine vaccinations -- here are guidelines and considerations for planning.

Practice Management

Leaving a Group Practice

The following steps will prepare you to notify the group and your patients of your decision and help you minimize your medical professional risk.

Telehealth

Arizona's 2021 Telehealth Expansion Law

Expanding Arizona patients’ access to telehealth and allowing practitioners licensed in other states to provide virtual care to patients in Arizona.

Telehealth

Is Telemedicine the Best Fit?

Telemedicine is a new alternative to in-person appointments, but not all patients and present conditions are a good fit for each appointment.

Practice Management

Vaccination Competency and Needlestick Prevention

Make sure to confirm credentials and vaccination competency of practice staff, thorough documentation and follow steps for needlestick prevention.

Telehealth

Patient Engagement in Telemedicine

Engagement techniques and strategies to help with improving professionalism, high quality & engaging telemedicine visits.

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