Practice Management

To Minimize Risk, Take a Deep Dive into Data

The medical liability experts at MMIC describe how practices can reduce the risk of patient injury and malpractice claims by improving the diagnostic process and helping patients become engaged and confident in their relationships with their physician.

MMGMA Winter Conference Focuses on Healthcare Environment

The Minnesota Medical Group Management Association (MMGMA) 2017 Winter Conference, held March 7–8 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre, attracted more than 300 medical practice management executives, members and business affiliates to discuss various aspects of today’s healthcare environment.

Speak Up: The Role of Communication in Highly-effective Health Care

The Constellation team helps keep patients safe by making sure providers say the right things, at the right times, to the right people.

Physician Wellness: Understanding and Preventing Burnout

The health and well-being of physicians rely on understanding the true causes of burnout and what health systems can do to help.

Top 5 Daily Key Performance Indicators Medical Practices Should Monitor to Improve Financial Performance

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) help you easily measure success and trends and take action when needed.

Addressing the Issue of Workplace Violence

Workplace violence is a phenomenon with which healthcare workers are increasingly confronted. Professional liability insurance company MMIC offers solutions for preventing such acts, as well as resources to help healthcare providers cope when incidents do occur. 

Understanding the Risks and Rewards of Advanced Practice Providers

Emerging employment trends indicate that clinics, hospitals and post-acute care facilities are increasingly utilizing the services of advanced practice providers (APPs) — or nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs). As the composition of the traditional medical team shifts, it’s critical to consider how this affects patient safety and facility risk management.

How an Insurer Becomes an Ally: Professional Liability Insurance with MMIC

When physicians are involved in a medical professional liability claim or lawsuit, MMIC’s multilayered, holistic approach provides extensive support while addressing physicians’ personal and professional needs.

Legal Considerations for Physicians

The medical profession is evolving rapidly, with significant legislation governing patient privacy (HIPAA) and insurance coverage and practice (the ACA) influencing how physicians and medical health professionals, as well as their employers, operate on a day-to-day basis.

Coordinated Mobile Services Improve Assisted Living Care

Three Minnesota-based companies are working together to create a comprehensive, residence-based support system that meets the increasing needs of elderly patients in an evolving healthcare landscape.