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Diagnosis-related Claims

Posted by: Sanford Goldberg M.D., Chief Medical Officer for EmPRO Insurance Company A common cause for medical malpractice lawsuits amongst primary practice physicians and their associated subspecialties is delayed diagnosis and diagnostic errors.  An analysis of this problem was performed by CRICO and has been compiled in the CRICO/Candello database1.  Diagnosis-related [...]

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You’re Invited to a Virtual Mindfulness Group Titled: Simple Practices for Complex Times with Dr. Mark Bertin

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Women in Medicine

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The Writer’s Studio

EmPRO invites you to join your colleagues in a program run by narrative medicine specialist and endocrinologist, Barbara Hirsch, MD, MS. Allow Barbara and the group to bring the humanities to medicine and see the changing perspective that occurs. The next program is Wednesday, February 2, 2022 from 7:00PM – 8:30PM [...]

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Noticing: Chaos, Challenges, and Presence in Clinical Care

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Travel Back in Time (and Space) with the USSR Space Program!

EmPRO’s Physicians’ Club Presents: A Russian Space Odyssey You’re going to have a blast as we go live in Moscow to explore the Soviet space program. If you’ve ever wondered about Sputnik-1, how a cosmonaut became the first human in outerspace, and bioprinting 3D body parts in space, this weekend tour [...]

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When an Audit is Performed by a Third Party with a Financial Incentive

When a third party conducts an audit, they get to keep a percentage of the money they recover. They may even claim that some of their audits result in discovering that you are underbilling. This would theoretically result in you getting more money from the carrier. Please, raise your hand if [...]

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The difference between evidence in medical malpractice trials & administrative licensure hearings

Please note the significant difference between evidence in medical malpractice trials and administrative licensure hearings within most states: Administrative licensure hearings generally admit hearsay; while trial courts usually do not admit hearsay. Remember, an experienced healthcare law attorney can use this to your advantage as admission of hearsay; this works both [...]

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NYS DOH Issues Advisory on COVID-19 Vaccination and Pregnancy

The New York State (NYS) Department of Health (DOH), Division of Family Health issued an advisory on December 24, 2021, regarding COVID-19 vaccination as it relates to pregnant patients, people who are planning to become pregnant, and people who are breastfeeding or in the postpartum period. The advisory reviews the data [...]

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Written Compliance Program Requirement

Since 2005, all Medicaid providers that make at least $5 million dollars annually, are required to have a written compliance program. Have a Happy and Healthy New Year!

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