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How To Make a Compliance Plan for Your Chiropractic Practice

Does your chiropractic practice have a clear and thorough compliance program? If not, we’ll show you the basics of a compliance plan and how to make one for your chiropractic practice. What Is a Chiropractic Compliance Plan? First, what is a chiropractic compliance plan? A compliance plan is a formalized system of procedures and policies … Continue reading How To Make a Compliance Plan for Your Chiropractic Practice

How Communication Skills Can Help Prevent Issues for NPs

Nurse practitioners (NP) face many challenges in their position, many of which stem from miscommunication. Below, we’ll explain how effective communication skills can help NPs prevent issues and discuss some of the greatest communication challenges NPs face. Why Communication Is Important for Nurse Practitioners NPs have many responsibilities, from recording a patient’s medical history to … Continue reading How Communication Skills Can Help Prevent Issues for NPs

The Importance of a Consent-to-Settlement Clause

Insurance policies have many clauses and provisions with different definitions and meanings that not everyone fully understands—like the consent-to-settlement clause. In our guide, we’ll explain a consent-to-settlement clause, its importance, and why you may want to consider it for your insurance policy. What Is a Consent-to-Settlement Clause? A consent-to-settle provision is an additional clause sometimes … Continue reading The Importance of a Consent-to-Settlement Clause

Does Malpractice Insurance Cover Defense Costs?

There’s a lot of discrepancy between what’s covered under one malpractice policy and another and how much is covered in damages and costs. Below, we’ll explain some of the basics of malpractice insurance and whether it typically covers defense costs for defendants. Malpractice Insurance Typically Pays for Defense Costs In almost all cases, a malpractice … Continue reading Does Malpractice Insurance Cover Defense Costs?

3 Reasons Why CRNAs Need Supplemental Liability Coverage

  Medical malpractice coverage is necessary for healthcare professionals, especially certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), but what about supplemental liability coverage? Below, we’ll explain the basics of supplemental liability coverage and why CRNAs need it. What Is Supplemental Liability Coverage? Before we get into why CRNAs need it, what exactly is supplemental liability coverage? Supplemental … Continue reading 3 Reasons Why CRNAs Need Supplemental Liability Coverage

The Different Elements of Nurse Practitioner Negligence

Malpractice claims are severe for nurse practitioners and can cause them to lose their nursing licenses and face financial ruin. Negligence is a common cause of a malpractice claim, so we’ll explain the different elements a claim needs to prove negligence against a nurse practitioner. Legal Negligence, Defined Negligence, in a legal setting, is a … Continue reading The Different Elements of Nurse Practitioner Negligence

Scope of Practice vs. Independent Practice for NPs

  In the healthcare community, there’s a debate about the scope of practice and independent practice for nurse practitioners (NP). In our guide, we’ll explain the basics of this discussion and break down the laws regarding the practice authority of NPs and the benefits of full practice authority to NPs and patients. Scope of Practice … Continue reading Scope of Practice vs. Independent Practice for NPs

5 Ways To Reduce Risk When Starting a Chiropractic Practice

Are you about to start a chiropractic practice? Before you open your doors, reduce the risk of litigation and malpractice claims when starting your chiropractic practice with these simple but effective tips. Start Small Whether starting a chiropractic practice or any new business, it’s best to begin lean and small. As you acquire more patients … Continue reading 5 Ways To Reduce Risk When Starting a Chiropractic Practice

6 Common Errors CRNAs Should Avoid in Their Profession

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) fulfill an essential role in healthcare, but with that responsibility comes risks and consequences when mistakes happen. In our guide, we’ll go over some of the most common errors from CRNAs in their profession that cause malpractice claims against them. We’ll explain how these errors happen and offer some strategies … Continue reading 6 Common Errors CRNAs Should Avoid in Their Profession

4 Things To Know Before Moonlighting as a Nurse Anesthetist

Moonlighting is common in health care, especially among nurses. If you’re a nurse anesthetist considering a second job, you should know a few things before moonlighting. It Comes with Risks While moonlighting can be an excellent opportunity to earn extra income and gain experience, there are also drawbacks. Whether you’re a certified registered nurse anesthetist … Continue reading 4 Things To Know Before Moonlighting as a Nurse Anesthetist

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