18 03, 2021

Professional & Interpersonal Boundaries in Telemedicine

By |2021-03-09T12:21:07-06:00March 18, 2021|@PLUS, Cyber, Med PL, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Telemedicine has proven to be instrumental in supporting patient care during the COVID-19 pandemic and an attractive option for both patients and providers. The electronic communication environment can seem far more casual and informal than traditional care settings, and this can erode the professional therapeutic relationship between provider and patient. This article provides a case study and recommendations to assist healthcare providers in maintaining a professional relationship with appropriate boundaries and protect the integrity of the patient care process. Read the entire article here. Authors: Ginny Adams, RN, BSN, MPH, CPHRM and Solveig Dittmann, RN, BA, BSN, CPHRM, CPPS

4 03, 2021

The Eye of the Storm: Preparing for Post-COVID-19 MPL Litigation

By |2021-03-04T13:59:23-06:00March 4, 2021|@PLUS, Med PL|0 Comments

The global outbreak of COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for healthcare providers and hospitals. Yet as the initial crisis begins to settle, another storm will be brewing as claims and law suits arise. This webinar recording, presented by Coverys, outlines steps healthcare providers and defense counsel can take now to be in the best position to defend claims related to COVID-19 in the future. Watch the webinar recording here. Key issues addressed: The interface of Federal immunity (PREP Act) and state law (if applicable). Proactive measures, including: documentation and informed consent, identifying and preparing expert witnesses in advance, workers’ compensation [...]

14 04, 2020

Healthcare and MedPL Perspectives on Coronavirus

By |2020-04-14T11:31:17-05:00April 14, 2020|@PLUS, Med PL|0 Comments

The next PL Perspectives on Coronavirus recording is available! Kirsten Beasley, Bill Fleming, and Joseph McMenamin discuss various effects the coronavirus is having and will continue to have on the Healthcare and Med PL industry. If you are looking for more Medical PL education, you can now earn your Certificate in Medical Professional Liability completely online. You can find more information here: http://plusweb.org/Education/Certificates. Listen to Healthcare and MedPL Perspectives on Coronavirus: Kirsten Beasley, Head of Healthcare Broking, North America at Willis Towers Watson As Head of Healthcare Broking, North America, Kirsten drives the broking strategy for  our healthcare [...]

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