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Reopening Template

To all medical providers who are now opened or are about to open, many states, including New York, require a written safety plan. Federally, a plan is required, but nothing is said about it being written or not. For your own protection, I suggest your plan be written. It need not [...]

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Written Reopening Safety Plan Requirement

In New York, a written reopening safety plan is required. The CDC for the rest of the country refers to a “plan”. Best that it is written. It does not have to be submitted anywhere for approval. New York actually has a Safe Plan Template that is available for your free [...]

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Webinar Playback – Legal Issues and Guidelines Associated with Reopening Practices in New York Post COVID-19

Legal Issues and Guidelines Associated with Reopening Practices Post COVID-19 A Complimentary Event Friday, June 19, 2020 2:30 - 3:30 PM ~Playback now available~ Physicians' Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) and boutique law firm Frier Levitt are offering a complimentary webinar open to all physicians, dentists, and facility managers. Whether you have already [...]

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Staying Ahead of PTSD or Are We?

Global Thought Leader - Physician Wellness Because of overwhelming demand, Jo Shapiro, MD, FACS returns to PRI for a virtual program to address: Staying Ahead of PTSD or Are We?  on: Wednesday, June 24, 2020 from 7:30pm - 8:15pm A live demonstration of Peer Support will occur during the presentation. We [...]

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Reopening Your Office

Do not forget OSHA requirements as to safety and cleanliness. Have staff go through all medications and samples to make sure usefulness date not expired. Have staff go through the dates of any sterilized instruments or garb. Re-sterilize and date as necessary. Check date on fire extinguisher. Check all dates on [...]

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The Writer’s Studio

PRI thanks Barbara Hirsch, MD, MS for bringing the humanities to our physicians last evening with her program "The Writer's Studio" The next program is Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 7:00PM - 8:30PM To register PLEASE CLICK HERE or call the Education Department at 516-277-4327

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COVID-19 Reopening

Now that many of you will be reopening your offices, here are a few reminders of best practices to protect both you and your patients: Make sure your charts include any and all telephone encounters with your patients during your physical closure. Make sure you have hand sanitizer readily available to [...]

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PRI COVID-19 Update: Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice

PRI COVID-19 Update Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) would like to update our insured doctors and facility managers regarding evolving malpractice issues associated with COVID-19. As restrictions begin to lift and practices look to transition to a higher percentage of in-person care, providers should be aware [...]

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Professional Conduct and Physician Reporting

New York and many other states have a regulation which requires the licensed medical professional to report another licensed medical professional if it reasonably appears to show that a licensee is guilty of professional misconduct as defined in the particular state regulation or statute. Think about that! You see a colleague [...]

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Defense Verdict in a Case of Alleged Failure to Diagnose Breast Cancer

Our Claims and Legal team secured a medical malpractice defense verdict in Queens County Supreme Court on behalf of an internist in a case involving an allegation of a delay in diagnosing cancer resulting in metastatic breast cancer in a 28-year old female. The allegation period began on February 9th when [...]

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PRI COVID-19 Update: Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice

PRI COVID-19 Update Preparations for Opening Up Your Practice Physicians’ Reciprocal [...]

COVID-19 Group Support Virtual Meetings for All Medical Professionals and Healthcare Workers

Joseph Weiner MD, PhD will be facilitating complimentary Virtual Peer Support [...]

COVID-19 Group Support Virtual Meetings for All Medical Professionals and Healthcare Workers

Joseph Weiner MD, PhD will be facilitating complimentary Virtual Peer Support [...]

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