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November 2018 Vital Sounds

1

Mental Health and Opioid Crisis - Disclosures in Emergency Situations

HIPAA regulations allow health professionals to share health information with a patient’s loved ones or law enforcement in emergency situations... read more

2

KAMMCO 2018 Fall Loss Prevention Nets Record Online Attendance

Over 1,500 healthcare professionals participated in the September Fall Loss events, “Provider Safety: Managing Patient Aggression and Violence... read more

3

2018 KAMMCO Defense Counsel Seminar

More than 80 attendees participated in KAMMCO’s annual Defense Counsel Seminar on Tuesday, November 23. The agenda included... read more

4

Medical Expense Reimbursement in Personal Injury Claims

Claims for reimbursement (i.e. liens or subrogation interests) are common in personal injury cases but not all claims are created... read more

5

Q/A: Elderly Patients and Informed Consent

Q. As a family practice physician, I treat patients of all ages. Lately, my staff and I have become increasingly... read more

6

Saint Luke’s Health System Joins KHIN Health Information Exchange

Saint Luke’s Health System is the newest addition to the list of healthcare participants now sending and receiving patient data... read more

7

KAMMCO Members Turn to Med-IQ for Premium Credit and CME

KAMMCO’s risk management online education portal, Med-IQ, has been accessed for more than 700 online course completions by... read more