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TALK TO THE EXPERTS: HOT TOPICS IN LIABILITY AND MEDICAL BOARD COMPLAINTS

Fall 2022 Live CME Seminar

Earn 2 CME credits, including 1 ethics credit from the comfort of your home. Additionally, TMLT policyholders may earn a 3% discount on their next eligible policy period.

LIVE WEBINAR
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Hosted on AdobeConnect
6:00-8:00 pm
$50 for policyholders/$100 for non-policyholders
Register now 


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Discuss “hot topics” in medical liability and medical board complaints.
  • Review good risk management practices for adequate informed consent and use of electronic health records.
  • Discuss emerging areas of risk for physicians, including the use of texting, storage of patient data on phones, communication issues, multi-state licensure, and questionable referral practices.
  • Identify Texas Medical Board rules physicians need to know; including supervision and delegation rules and guidelines for the provision of complementary and alternative medicine.
  • Outline strategies for risk mitigation of medical liability and medical board complaints.


SPEAKERS/PANELISTS

Dan Ballard, JD is a partner with Ballard & Simmons, LLP. He received a BA with honors from the University of Texas and a JD with honors from the University of Texas School of Law. He was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1983. Mr. Ballard has spoken extensively on risk management and medical malpractice defense issues to physicians throughout the state.

Tanya Babitch is the Assistant Vice President of Risk Management at Texas Medical Liability Trust. She has more than 30 years of experience in the health care industry. Before joining TMLT in 2002, Tanya earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, and worked at St. David’s Medical Center in health information management and continuing medical education (CME) planning.

David Strickland, CPCU is a Regional Claims Manager at TMLT. David has supervised medical professional liability claims throughout Texas and other states since joining TMLT in 1998. He came to TMLT with 15 years' experience handling general liability claims.
 

DISCOUNT ON YOUR PREMIUM
TMLT policyholders who complete this program may earn a 3% discount that will be applied to their next eligible policy period.
 

DISCLOSURE
The Texas Medical Liability Trust is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Medical Liability Trust designates this live activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by TMLT for one credit in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Dan Ballard, JD, Tanya Babitch, and David Strickland have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose. TMLT staff, planners, and reviewers have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.