The 4 Most Valued Qualities of a Good Medical Director

qualities of a good medical director

Medical Directors function in a multifaceted capacity, spearheading key aspects of a medical practice’s operations. Their work includes implementing policies and procedures, managing expectations of a medical staff, overseeing patient care and acting as a liaison between medical personnel and facility administrators, among others. It’s a role that matches advanced clinical knowledge with management and

Risks for Health Care Professionals

It’s an age-old question for medical professionals: How do you avoid being named in a malpractice lawsuit? The answer is simple – perform your job to perfection at every moment and everything will turn out just as you expect it to. The reality is that things are not this simple. Unfortunately, there is no perfect

As parents, we often take on the role of counselor as we engage in conversations with our growing children—with tween-aged children in particular. These adolescent years can be full of ups and downs… with puberty and peer pressures surfacing. Add in the fascination and usage of electronic gadgets and social media where messages are a

steps to avoid a malpractice claim

Malpractice lawsuits against physicians and other health care providers are no longer solely based on error in medical treatments. They’ve become more about how a patient feels they were treated—or mistreated—by the caregiver or health care facility. While this may seem irrational, it’s reality, and it’s also why health care professionals need to consider these

a positive attitude counts

Your knowledge and aptitude landed you a good job. But those likely weren’t the only assets that got you hired. Chances are your enthusiasm and attitude played a role, too. In an economy with lots of job seekers, employers are looking for people who can bring first-rate skills to the table, with a personality to

How to Build a Trusting Relationship with your counseling patients

The fundamental goal of counseling is to help individuals who are experiencing personal challenges be able to resolve them and improve their emotional well-being. Establishing an open and trustworthy relationship with your patients creates the foundation for how they’ll most effectively reach their goals, and it’s also a significant measure of your therapy’s success. Building

Health Professional Liability Insurance is insurance coverage that’s made to protect professionals who provide medical services or give health- and wellness-related opinions as a means to earn a living. In today’s litigious society, going without this type of insurance can be a sure misstep. What are the chances of me getting sued? Even if you’re

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