Tom Augello is responsible for producing, directing, and editing all multi-media for CRICO which includes video, audio, and podcast production. His productions can be found on our website, as well as Spotify, YouTube, and iTunes.
Response to Charges of Discrimination can Help or Hurt a Hospital, Any Employer
When hospitals and medical practices face charges of discrimination from employees, the consequences can include litigation, large payments, morale problems, and less quality care for the patients they serve. How an employer responds can make all the difference in outcomes. Based on closed claims in the Harvard medical system, two cases illustrate that point. We interview Megan Kures, of Hamel, Marcin, Dunn, Reardon and Shea, who offers some principles to follow.
Health Payment Reform Act: Rules to Protect Providers
After a state medical error disclosure and apology law went into effect in November 2012, health providers in Massachusetts have protections and rules to follow.
Higher Malpractice Risk with Advanced Practice Providers? Data Say Not Really
The topline data from Candello claims analysis do not show an increase in malpractice corresponding to the increased use of APPs. In fact, the claims rate may be declining, adjusting for practice population increases.