Practice management

Legend:  β–Ί On demand   πŸ—’ Case studies, practice notes and articles   βœ” Checklist

πŸ—’ Telehealth and the effective delivery of healthcare

The increasing need for telehealth has changed the way practitioners practice medicine

πŸ—’ Using the new MBS telehealth item numbers

MIPS panel lawyers Meridian explains the Medicare Benefit Scheme (MBS) β€˜telehealth’ items.

βœ” Ask the adviser: Insurance companies

What to do when a request is received from an insurance company, advice from our Professional Services Team

πŸ—’ Cyber security attacks - are you prepared?

Australian healthcare practices' storage of health records means mandatory obligations apply and there is a heightened risk from cyber-attack

πŸ—’ Separated parents - Don't become the meat in the sandwich

Negotiating family disputes over children; the practitioner’s clinico-legal obligations

πŸ—’ Employee relations - How to mitigate risk

Key management messages to respond to complaints, claims and investigations

πŸ—’ ‘Fit to fly’ rules for pilots

New certification permit GPs to certify pilots as β€˜fit to fly’ for light aircraft under certain conditions

πŸ—’ Avoiding common employee contract disputes or pitfalls

Tips and advice about signing an employment contract.

πŸ—’ Employee or contractor?

Having an understanding of your employment status clarifies the cost of indemnity and appropriate membership category.

πŸ—’ Indemnity definitions made simpler

Key terms in understanding insurance

πŸ—’ The Dos and Don'ts of social media

Learn the rules when using social media and where the boundaries of professionalism are

πŸ—’ Should you trust the data from wearable fitness devices?

The reliance on data from wearable fitness devices is changing the way healthcare practitioners practice medicine

πŸ—’ How to handle negative feedback online

Recommendations on navigating negative online comments

πŸ—’ After hours GPs can't shed responsibility for follow up

Dr Rob Walters provides advice to after hours GPs on the importance of communication and investigation

πŸ—’ Is it time to rethink your business structure?

An organised and structured approach is the key to operating a successful practice

Raising standards of clinical care and decision-making

MIPS has partnered with the Australasian Foundation for Plastic Surgery (AFPS) to pilot, and roll-out, a set of clinical assessment tools.

IMEs - Tips for improved health assessments

How to create fair and unbiased health assessments as an Independent Medical Examiner (IME).

AHPRA celebrates changes to the regulatory landscape of sexual boundaries notifications

AHPRA abandoned chaperones in favour of gender-based restrictions and suspensions for practitioners with boundary transgrressions.
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