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Medical records are extremely sensitive items. Patient privacy is also one of the most-important pillars of medical ethics. If you commit a breach of privacy through your actions at your practice, then you might face troubles. Annually, affected patients sue practices for countless thousands of dollars. READ MORE >>

Medical providers must protect their property and equipment. Given that medical devices are not cheap, the insurance for these items needs to be concrete. One of the types of coverage that can benefit these items is inland marine insurance. It covers items under transport or shipment. READ MORE >>

Every medical provider must ensure professionalism within their practice. This means hiring qualified, committed employees. However, it also means treating your employees—past, present and future—with respect. If you don’t, you could face allegations of personnel misconduct. READ MORE >>

Most medical practices, in particular large ones, have to keep track of a lot of information. Within each patient is a comprehensive medical history, also known as their record. It gives medical providers—quite literally—up-to-the-minute information on a patient’s condition. READ MORE >>

A medical practice places employees in very high-pressure situations. Even routine caregiving creates an intense working environment. It helps to have a good team in place to manage the day-to-day flow of the business. However, as soon as you start to hire employees, you open the door to personnel risks. READ MORE >>

When you practice medicine, you want to create a welcoming office environment. This might mean periodically changing offices. When you go to a new office, you have to take a lot of important materials with you. Your computer systems might contain very sensitive information like patient records. READ MORE >>

Running a small medical practice doesn’t necessarily make for a small income. In fact, they are usually very profitable. Usually, these practices work very hard to establish lasting relationships with their patients. Still, even the best small practices run the risk of mistakes. READ MORE >>

Medicine is a very technologically-advanced field. By using multiple forms of equipment, doctors can diagnose, isolate and cure illnesses better than ever. Nonetheless, as technology continues to advance, so do its costs. If you have this equipment in your medical practice, what would you do if something were to happen to it? READ MORE >>

Medical offices are sensitive environments. The risks they pose to patients are always there, even when doctors take every precaution. Besides physical safety, physicians and their staff also have to ensure protection of the patient’s private information. READ MORE >>

Interacting with patients on a daily basis means exposing both your practice and your patients to risks. Should something go wrong, a patient might sue the medical practice for damages related to malpractice. The risks associated with malpractice are nothing to take lightly. READ MORE >>

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