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Why Optometrists Get Sued and How to Reduce Your Risk of a Claim
Failure to diagnose accounts for about 45 percent of optometrist malpractice claims. But there are 4 other main reasons optometrists get sued. Use this article as your malpractice prep and learn how to reduce your risk and what to do if you find yourself named in a lawsuit. Plus, read real cases against optometrists.
Dental Office Incident Reports: Why They Matter and What They Include
As a general rule, incident reports should be completed in accordance with state requirements and industry standards. But it's important to understand what constitutes a reportable incident, what to include in your report, and why they’re necessary. Learn more. !
How to Start a Dental Practice
One of the most important decisions you can make in your dentistry career is whether to work at an established practice or to start your own. Although it can be challenging, it also brings great rewards. As with any other major life decision, there are pros and cons to whichever option you choose. If you've decided that the time is right to start a practice of your own, you’re ready to put an action plan together.
How Much Do Social Workers Make?
Social workers take great pride in helping those in need; this spirit of service keeps many feeling fulfilled even as they deal with long hours and often heavy responsibilities. Income is also worth considering, as it can have a significant impact on quality of life. To that end, we've compiled a detailed guide explaining how much social workers can expect to earn based on a variety of contributing factors.
Healthcare Marketing Examples: 9 Organizations That Ace Digital Outreach
Healthcare marketing is crucial for building an emotional, trust-based connection with patients. While many professionals have mastered the art of patient outreach, it can be difficult to know where to start. To provide you with some inspiration for your next campaign, we curated a list of examples of healthcare marketing done right across some of today’s most popular digital and social media marketing channels.
I Was Sued for a Wrongful Resuscitation -- This is My Real Story
Do nurses get sued? This is the real story of an RN who was faced with a lawsuit after attempting to resuscitate a DNR patient, who ultimately died. This story tells how she felt her employer handled the case, the malpractice insurance she wished she had, and more lessons learned.
5 Ways to Do Your Job Better
Career coaches share the tips they give professionals for adding value and feeling valued at work. Use these strategies to perform better, boost your confidence, and grow your career.
Q&A: How One Nurse Went From the Bedside to Risk Management
Margarita David, DNP, RN, PCCN, caught up with Rebecca De León, BSN, RN, CRMP, to talk about her transition from nursing to working in risk management and what effect this change has had on her career.
How to Write an Optometrist Resume
We'll walk you through the process of writing a resume from scratch, starting with how to format and organize the content and then going into the kinds of information you should include in each section.