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Top 5 Questions Teleradiology and Telemedicine Companies Should Ask About Their Professional Liability Insurance.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as hospitals and other healthcare providers outsource their radiology and other specialty work to independent practitioners. These practitioners often operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine organizations provide diagnostic and clinical medical services Continue Reading »
Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) are defined as groups of doctors, hospitals, and other health care providers, who come together voluntarily to give coordinated high-quality care to their Medicare patients and the chronically ill. This is one of the ways the Affordable Care Act seeks to reduce health care costs – by encouraging doctors, hospitals and Continue Reading »
As expected, there are a tremendous amount of changes taking place in healthcare right now as the Affordable Care Act goes into effect. Patient home, accountable care organization (ACO) and other clinical integration models are top of mind these days. And with these changes there are bound to be new potential risks to be considered. Continue Reading »
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as more and more hospitals and independent imaging centers have begun to outsource their radiology work to independent practitioners. These practitioners operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine has advantages for hospitals, doctors Continue Reading »
OmniSure’s Vice President Kathy Fitzgerald, RN, discusses OmniSure’s services, “We execute every service we promise with sharply focused expertise.” NSU Healthcare specializes in the Medical Professional Liability, General Liability, and Umbrella/Excess insurance needs of the healthcare industry.
Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities (IDTF’s) have been in existence since 1998. They are located all over the country, however patients may not know what makes them different than a physician’s office. While Independent Diagnostic Testing Facilities may be owned by physicians, they are independent of a physician office or hospital. Typically the biggest difference is Continue Reading »
In today’s litigious environment, healthcare staffing agencies, now more than ever before, need to do their due diligence with clients before they contract for services. Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing facilities, home healthcare companies, correctional settings …. Many, if not all, of the standard healthcare staffing firm’s clients are under pressure to decrease costs while Continue Reading »