Risk Management

The Center for Reproductive Medicine: A Legacy of Education, Inclusivity and Choice

Compassionate, evidence-based fertility services for all individuals and couples looking to conceive propels reproductive care forward at the Center for Reproductive Medicine.

How Healthcare Organizations Can Use Team-Based Care and More Efficient Processes to Reduce Diagnostic Errors

Diagnostic errors pose a significant threat to patient safety and can erode trust in providers, which may damage organizational reputations and hurt revenue. Medical practices and healthcare systems can prevent a leading cause of diagnostic errors — follow-up system failures — by adopting a team approach to the diagnostic process and optimizing workflows.

The Communication Conundrum

It is difficult to overstate the importance of communication to clinical outcomes, patient safety, and organizational finances and reputation, but for many healthcare organizations, it is an Achilles heel. What can be done to prevent communication gaps?

MMIC: Providing Vital Support Before, During and After Legal Action

From their innovative Clinician Peer Support program to their partner network of experienced medical malpractice defense attorneys and public relations professionals, MMIC provides comprehensive solutions to individuals and healthcare organizations facing complex legal situations.

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.

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.

MMIC Leverages Malpractice Claims Data to Improve Healthcare Delivery

Minneapolis-based medical liability insurance provider MMIC does more than write policies. With competencies in claims analytics, the company uses data-driven research, consultation and education to improve the provision of health care. The recent Surgical Claims Deep Dive project, for example, will help providers avoid litigation while enhancing patient safety.

Mitigating Clinician Stress

The proliferation of physician stress and burnout within the medical community warrants concern. With the inevitable stress that accompanies the holiday season, it’s even more important to recognize the signs of burnout and take steps to prevent it.

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.

Risk Versus Reward: Rethinking Risk Part II

Last month, we started discussing the concept of risk and defined “risk tolerance” as one’s attitude toward risk. This month, we’re going to expand our discussion of risk to include the concepts of “risk capacity” and “inflation.”