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4 valued qualities in a good medical director

Medical Directors function in a multifaceted capacity, spearheading key aspects of a medical practice’s operations. Their work includes implementing policies and procedures, managing expectations of a medical staff, overseeing patient care and acting as a liaison between medical personnel and facility administrators, among others. It’s a role that matches advanced clinical knowledge with management and administrative [...]

By | March 1st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Importance of continuing medical education

Becoming a physician, nurse or other health care specialist requires many years of education. But the learning doesn’t stop once a license and board certification have been earned and practice begins—learning continues by way of continued medical education, or CME. CME is crucial to the prosperity of health care providers—it allows a practitioner to learn [...]

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Verifying patient insurance benefits

Before you provide care, it’s imperative to confirm how a patient will pay for your services. In cases where patients are covered by an insurance plan, it’s equally important to verify their insurance eligibility before you provide any care. Failing to do so could leave you with an unpaid claim by the insurance company or [...]

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7 best practices avoiding malpractice lawsuit

Malpractice lawsuits against physicians and other health care providers are no longer solely based on error in medical treatments. They’ve become more about how a patient feels they were treated—or mistreated—by the caregiver or health care facility. While this may seem irrational, it’s reality, and it’s also why health care professionals need to consider these [...]

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Positive attitude in healthcare

Your knowledge and aptitude landed you a good job. But those likely weren’t the only assets that got you hired. Chances are your enthusiasm and attitude played a role, too. In an economy with lots of job seekers, employers are looking for people who can bring first-rate skills to the table, with a personality to [...]

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Build a trusting counselor patient relationship

The fundamental goal of counseling is to help individuals who are experiencing personal challenges be able to resolve them and improve their emotional well-being. Establishing an open and trustworthy relationship with your patients creates the foundation for how they’ll most effectively reach their goals, and it’s also a significant measure of your therapy’s success. Building [...]

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Developing good rapport with patients

As a health care professional, it’s important for you to establish good communication and trust with your patients. Studies have shown that patient satisfaction and health outcomes are both affected by whether patients feel that the people caring for them are sensitive to their needs and empathize with them. This Press Ganey report on the state [...]

By | February 25th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why assisted living nurses need Professional Liability Insurance

You’ve likely heard why assisted living nurses need Professional Liability Insurance. While additional insurance coverage may seem unnecessary and expensive, it is critical to protect yourself and your career. Professional Liability Insurance from Lockton Health is tailored specifically to meet the needs of AALNA members and coverage from Lockton Health is more affordable than you may [...]

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The importance of continuous Professional Liability Insurance

As a responsible health professional, having continuous professional liability insurance throughout the duration of your career is an important way to protect you, your career and your livelihood. Most professional liability insurance policies are claims-made policies. This means your policy will only cover claims against you for incidents that occurred while the policy was active. [...]

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