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Risk Management: The Standard of Care

Risk Management: The Standard of Care

| July 1, 2021

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool  is Director of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS) FUNDING: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS. PRMS manages a professional liability insurance program for psychiatrists. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to […]

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Maintenance and Destruction of Treatment Records

Maintenance and Destruction of Treatment Records

| June 1, 2021

by  Ann L. McNary, JD Ms. McNary is a Senior Risk Manager at PRMS, Inc. FUNDING: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk-management consulting company for health care providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on […]

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Risk Management: Top Five HIPAA Lessons Learned: A Review of HHS Resolution Agreements

Risk Management: Top Five HIPAA Lessons Learned: A Review of HHS Resolution Agreements

| July 1, 2020

by Justin Pope, JD Mr. Pope is  an Associate Risk Manager at Professional Risk Management Services (PRMS). FUNDING: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk-management consulting company for health care providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our […]

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Risk Management: Emergency Planning

Risk Management: Emergency Planning

| April 1, 2020

by  Ann L. McNary, JD Ms. McNary is a Senior Risk Manager at PRMS, Inc. FUNDING: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk-management consulting company for health care providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our readers on […]

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Navigating the ADA: What Clinicians Need to Know—Part Two

Navigating the ADA: What Clinicians Need to Know—Part Two

| January 1, 2020

by  Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. FUNDING: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. DISCLOSURES: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk-management consulting company for healthcare providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to […]

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Navigating the ADA: What Clinicians Need to Know—Part One

Navigating the ADA: What Clinicians Need to Know—Part One

| November 1, 2019

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA, JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. Disclosures: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk-management consulting company for healthcare providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to […]

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Online Marketing: Risk Management Reminders

Online Marketing: Risk Management Reminders

| September 1, 2019

by Donna Vanderpool, MBA JD Ms. Vanderpool is the Vice President of Risk Management at Professional Risk Management Services in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. Disclosures: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk management consulting company for health care providers. This ongoing column is […]

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Risk Management: Communicating with Family Members and Other Caregivers

Risk Management: Communicating with Family Members and Other Caregivers

| July 1, 2019

by Charles D. Cash, JD, LLM Mr. Cash is Assistant Vice President at PRMS, Inc. in Arlington, Virginia. Funding: No funding was provided for the preparation of this article. Disclosures: The author is an employee of PRMS Inc., a risk management consulting company for healthcare providers. This ongoing column is dedicated to providing information to our […]

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