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2021 Risk Manager

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  • New Board of Medical Licensure Policy
  • Data Sharing Project
  • Medical Interactive
  • Informed Consent Case Study
  • Mississippi Back-to-Business Liability Assurance and Health Care Emergency Response Liability Protection Act
2021 Fall Risk Manager Cover

Publication Archives


  • COVID-19 and Telehealth: What are Your Liabilities?
  • How to Put Your Best Face Forward with Telehealth
  • Is Your Patient’s Fear of COVID-19 Increasing Your Malpractice Risk?
  • Practical Suggestions for Your Practice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • What does good office note documentation look like?
  • Instructions for online CME access
  • Case Study: Misdiagnosis Involving a Mid-level Provider Leads to Settlement
  • Update on MSPQC
  • Treatment of Yourself, Family Members, and Friends: What are the rules?
  • Managing Test Results: Do you manage them or do they manage you?
  • Violence Against Healthcare Workers: Prevention and Planning
  • The HIPAA/Public Relations Tightrope: Online Reviews
  • Vaccines: A common treatment with an uncommon requirement
  • Withdrawal of Care: When and how to terminate the physician-patient relationship
Issue 1 – Summer
  • Cyber Liability: The Ugly Truth and How We Can Help
  • Physician Burnout: How it Affects You and How Can MACM Help
  • Production Pointers: When and How to Produce Medical Records
Risk Manager Alert – May
  • Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure Announces Changes to Administrative Code
  • MACM Offers Course on the Mississippi PMP
  • A Risk Management Q&A: Developing Informed Consent Forms
  • Houston’s Handoffs
  • Informed Consent: Process Behind the Paperwork


  • Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure Announces Change in the Mileage Restriction between APRN and Physician Collaborator
  • CDC Guidelines for Perscribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
  • Goverment Guidelines, Practice Parameters and Specialty Standards
  • Case Study – Perscribing Opioids
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Medical Error Disclosure: A Step-By-Step Checklist
  • Check list for Dismissing Patients from Practice
  • MACM Involvement in MSPQC Will Prove Beneficial to Insureds
  • Houston’s Handoffs
  • Telemedicine Checklist
  • Internal Medicine & Pediatric Clinic of New Albany: Working as a Team for Better Patient Care
  • 2015 CME Re-cap
  • Prescription Drug Abuse in Mississippi: What yo need to know and what MACM has available to you.
  • Medical Students at Work: Hattiesburg Clinic Continues Support of Medical Education and Mentoring
  • Securing the Future of Healthcare: Students in your Practice
  • Obstetrical Initiative Three -Step Plan of Action
  • 2013 CME Re-Cap
  • Cardiology Associates of North Mississippi: Communicating with Patients and the Community
  • Working with Hospitals for Patient Safety Concerns
  • Diversion of Prescription Drugs in Mississippi: Working with the DEA Proves Mutually Beneficial for Mississippi Physicians, Providers, and Patients
  • Communicating Unexpected Diagnostic Results
  • 2013 Analysis of Claims Committee Files
  • Maples’ Musings: We Need More Doctors. Really?
  • The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of EMRs
  • 2012 Analysis of Claims Committee Files