In a recent Gallagher Monthly Minute, we discussed risk management strategies for physicians when employing or contracting with advanced practice providers (APPs) such as APRNs and PAs. As practices continue to look for ways to increase productivity and decrease their overhead costs, we are seeing many practices using the services of APPs and other forms of independent contractors (ICs). All forms of these types of partnerships come with additional responsibilities and create a liability exposure for your organization
Every day, our small business specialists are focused on superior customer service and tailored insurance protection for small businesses. Our client-centric approach is designed to make the insurance buying process easy for you so you can focus on what is important; your business! Here are some resources to guide you in your insurance buying process as well as key risk exposures that are facing small businesses today.
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Data and security breaches can happen through simple human error; failure to follow compliance requirements; actions by rogue employees; or as a result of criminals and nation states disrupting, undermining and holding businesses to ransom.
When it comes to major change in healthcare policy, it can feel like you’re being thrown off balance. Staying on top of what’s coming and learning how to prepare can be a challenge in itself, and trying to keep it all upright is undoubtedly a tricky task. In our latest e-book, William F. Jessee, MD, FACMPE, facilitates the conversation surrounding how to progress during times of change—but it’s going to take skill and patience.
Employers look to their peers for guidance as they pursue destination-employer status. Explore the best-in-class tactics midsize employers are using to outperform the competition in healthcare cost control and human resource management.
Employers look to their peers for guidance as they pursue destination-employer status. Explore the best-in-class tactics large employers are using to outperform the competition in healthcare cost control and human resource management.
Are advanced practice clinicians such as APNs (advanced practice nurses) and PAs (physician assistants) part of your medical practice?
In a recent Monthly Minute (April 2017), we discussed the importance of good communication as a vital element in the patient-physician relationship, often helping to prevent or mitigate malpractice claims.
These are questions every person working in the Senior Living industry has asked. Staffing has become one of the biggest challenges encountered in the senior housing industry.
Patient satisfaction is an important issue related to risk management. Medical literature suggests that satisfied patients are less likely to sue in the event of a poor outcome.
In this issue, regulatory developments in medical device cybersecurity; plaintiffs make progress with claims following data breaches; how the “failing firm” defense justifies mergers; the profile of thefts by employees; and skilled nursing’s increased ownership by and affiliation with hospitals and their investors.