From the monthly archives: March 2013

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Professional Liability Insurance for MediSpa's, Weight Loss and ColonHydrotherapy

Owning or working in a Medical Spa:  What is the liability protection? When you are providing services in your  own clinic, or providing services (like some of those referenced above) as an independent contractor, it is important to consider the vicarious liability that I brought to the entity for the services that you are providing. This information about medical entities was provided for us by Doug Free, J.D., Partner in the firm Kessenick, Gamma and Free: If you practice without an entity you face potential vicarious liability exposure which could reach your personal assets. Form the correct entity and then purchase the correct medical malpractice insurance policy to protect the Medical Spa Using one or more appropriate practice entities can serve to protect both your medical practice assets (if you utilize a multi-entity structure) and your personal assets. Medispa technicians, Aestheticians, Laser Services, Colon Hydrotherapy can all be protected separately: Med spa pr ...
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Medical Imaging Risk Management

Information and communication can contain losses and improve patient safety in Radiology, Imaging Centers and Primary Care: According to information posted on their McKesson’s Website: (McKession Consulting, Pharmaceutical Distribution and Technology Solutions) through a blog written by  Dr. Jonathan B. Kruskal, the importance of Radiology Information Systems is making medicine safer for the thousands of patients requiring MRI services throughout the country.   These findings and reportings by McKesson echo a common theme by the Risk Management, Patient Safety Foundation that is often published by The Doctors’ Company; that conclusion, that basic theme of patient safety calls for better communication and immediate study of the cause of errors. Dr. Kruskal believes that Radiology Information Systems can improve outcomes and reduce patient injuries.  It is important to communicate abnormal results and begin immediate follow up to abnormal results: Radiology Information Systems, when ...
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    -- Ann Shang

  2. Re: Clinical Research Liability

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    -- Ann Shang

  3. Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.

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    -- Sarah

  4. Re: Developing Walk In and Urgent Care Centers

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    -- Caden Dahl

  5. Re: Functional Medicine Malpractice Insurance

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    -- Cynthia Shughrue

  6. Re: Visiting Residents/Intern/ Fellow (Hands On) Medical Malpractice Insurance

    I am a final year medical student planning to do a couple of electives in medical school in the US and...

    -- Varun

  7. Re: Medical Malpractice Insurance Benefits, expanding to outpatient facilities

    I like the idea of some of the cost returning to the normal discounted market after a few years of claims...

    -- Dave Anderson

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  9. Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.

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    -- James