2017 Reporter Issues


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Quarter 4, 2017

  • 2-hour CME: Terminating the patient-physician relationship
  • Managing opioids: PIAA claims analysis
  • Addressing transgender health care disparities
  • TMLT 2017 scholarship: Winning essay


Quarter 3, 2017

  • Preparing for a deposition
  • CME: Prescribing issues: Opioids and off-label medications
  • Overprescribing NSAIDS and failure to diagnose
  • Failure to correctly prescribe and instruct in taking medication
  • Taking the first steps to avoid a lawsuit, board action, or peer review
  • TMLT Board election 2018

Quarter 2, 2017

  • CME: Navigating end-of-life communications
  • 2016 Risk management trends analysis
  • Failure to monitor patient
  • Failure to timely schedule follow-up appointment
  • A guide to charging your patients for medical record copies


Quarter 1, 2017

  • Managing difficult patients
  • CME: Combating physician stress and burnout
  • Delay in diagnosing breast cancer
  • Failure to confirm diagnosis of polycythemia vera



The New-to-Practice Reporter is designed to educate and introduce young physicians to medical liability, risk management, and more. The content is written exclusively for residents and physicians who are starting out in their careers.

New-to-Practice Reporter, Volume 2, 2017

  • Should you Google your patients?
  • Closed claim study: Patients identified on surgeon's website
  • Combating physician stress and burnout
  • Social media and cyber risk
  • Managing difficult patients
  • What you should know about malpractice insurance
  • Risk management FAQs

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