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June 22, 2017

Legislative update: 85th Texas legislative session

Jill McLain, TMLT's executive vice president of governmental relations, provides an update on the recently concluded 85th Texas legislative session.

June 21, 2017

What every physician needs to know: Combating physician stress and burnout

This presentation explains the differences between stress and burnout, while also offering resources for physicians who are experiencing symptoms associated with either of the two.

June 16, 2017

Risk alert: FDA issues safety alert on frameless stereotaxic navigation systems

On June 15, FDA issued a safety alert after some health care providers experienced navigational accuracy errors during surgeries while using frameless stereotaxic navigation systems.

June 2, 2017

Understanding contractual and insurance risk transfer

So an important question for medical practices to review with their counsel-before signing a contract with any BA who handles their ePHI-is who is agreeing to indemnify whom?

May 23, 2017

Ransomware: A clear and present danger

Here are three case studies that describe actual cyber claims reported to TMLT. The ultimate goal in publishing these studies is to help physicians respond appropriately to ransomware attacks.

May 19, 2017

What every physician needs to know: Wernicke's encephalopathy after bariatric surgery

The TMLT claims and risk management departments have seen an alarming increase in the number of claims filed related to Wernicke’s encephalopathy (WE) following bariatric surgery. Specialties included in these claims are general surgery, emergency medicine, internal medicine, and gastroenterology.