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Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers to Host Half-Day Wellness Retreat on the Impact of Mindfulness on Patient Care

Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (“PRI”), the second largest admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, will be hosting a no-cost educational retreat, “A Half Day Wellness Retreat: Addressing Physician Burnout, Building Resilience and Promoting Flourishing in Medical Practice,” on Saturday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the company’s [...]

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Medical Malpractice Defense Verdict in a Case of Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Ear

PRI secured two medical malpractice defense verdicts at the Supreme Court of Suffolk County, New York, on behalf of a dermatologist and an otolaryngologist in a case involving an alleged delay in the diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma. The case began when a 64 year old male with a history of [...]

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Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP) Practice Management Meeting

PRI will be an exhibitor and sponsoring guest speaker Larry Kobak, Esq. at the Association of Chinese American Physicians (ACAP) Practice Management Meeting Friday 11/2/2018 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel 13520 39th Avenue Flushing, NY 11354 7th Floor Gallery Room For more information visit: ACAP Practice Management Meeting

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Chinese American Medical Society CAMS 2018 Annual Conference

PRI will be an exhibitor at the CAMS Annual Scientific Conference on November 3, 2018. For more information, visit: CAMS Annual Scientific Conference

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Risks of Using Uncertified Coders for Billing

I am often asked who should do my billing. All to often, a successful practice’s biller is an uncertified office manager. Perhaps that “biller” took a weekend course on billing. The “biller” often has no clue as to CPT-10 or ICD intricacies. Often I hear that “someone” told her/him, that using [...]

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Defense Verdict in a Case of a Dissection of the Thoracic Aorta

PRI obtained a defense verdict on behalf of an emergency medicine physician in a case involving an allegation of a delayed diagnosis of a Type A dissection of the thoracic aorta. The events of the case began on September 23rd at 9 a.m. when the patient was brought in by ambulance [...]

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Updating your physician profile on state websites dealing with licensing

In most states, there is a physician profile on the state website dealing with licensing. You are required to keep it updated and current. I am always amazed how many physicians do not know about it or have not updated it in years. Please keep in mind that various states are [...]

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A Half-Day Wellness Retreat: Addressing Physician Burnout, Building Resilience and Promoting Flourishing in Medical Practice

Saturday, November 17, 2018 9:00am – 1:30pm PRI - 1800 Northern Blvd, Roslyn, NY  11576 Mick Krasner, MD Upon completion of this retreat, physicians should be able to: Understand the components of mindfulness: intention, attention, and attitude Experience how perception is conditioned by our own mental models, assumptions, judgments, interpretations, and [...]

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Answering Administrative Inquiries From Your State Medical Board

What is the worst way in answering an administrative inquiry into your practice? Ignore it. Many physicians do not bother to answer or contact an attorney for a month or more after receiving such a letter. State investigators do not like being ignored; nobody likes being ignored. An investigation starts on [...]

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Opioid Prescribing – Addressing Patients’ Needs While Avoiding Pitfalls Video

Join John E. Morrone, Esq., partner at the national boutique healthcare law firm Frier Levitt, as he addresses opioid prescribing and avoiding pitfalls, including: CDC Guidelines State law limitation on prescribing DEA enforcement and compliance Compliance planning to avoid regulatory scrutiny Naloxone prescribing and patient education Participants of this webinar will: [...]

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