April 2016

A growing cadre of senior psychiatrists with a wealth of knowledge about their profession has ambitious plans to keep on giving by sharing their decades of experience with younger colleagues and by helping other senior psychiatrists navigate unique challenges as they and their practices age. PRMS recently pledged its support for Senior Psychiatrists, Inc. headed by President N ...

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  Starting or joining a private practice is an exciting time, but it can also be risky.  An essential way to protect your professional reputation and reduce risk is to obtain comprehensive medical professional liability insurance.  In a previous blog I discussed what areas to avoid when purchasing an insurance policy.  In this post I will address some important steps you can ...

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In January, I posted about the “Top Three HIPAA Lessons Learned in 2015”, citing the need to encrypt portable devices containing PHI as the number one lesson learned.  In March, the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) announced two new resolution agreements – both stemming from the loss of unencrypted laptops.  It appears that OCR is beginning to lose patience with covered entities wh ...

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