Disability statistics are not a topic most of us delve into deeply. Yet this risk arises out of unforeseen events that are much more common than most of us realize. This month a colleague shared a few statistics with me. Risks most of us imagine are far more common, like being the victim of identity theft (1 in 14 odds) or being the subject of an IRS audit (1 in 104 odds), turn out to be rare in comparison to becoming too sick or hurt to work for an extended period (1 in 4 odds).
Winter has arrived and everyone is re-learning how to drive on snowy, icy roads…Your practice manager drives to buy emergency copier paper when he causes a serious injury leaving a pedestrian permanently, totally disabled. Are you covered? Rich Weston, CIC, explores this coverage pitfalls that employers should be aware of in this hypothetical scenario.
Take the hassle out of vacation coverage this season with Favorite Healthcare Staffing, brought to you by PIAM. There is preferred pricing for Massachusetts Medical Society members, and 24/7 placement team makes covering vacations painless. Favorite does the leg work in accordance with Joint Commission standards; this includes credentialing, skills assessment, testing, and more, as outlined in their hiring practices. Favorite Healthcare Staffing has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal, assuring that due diligence screening of every candidate is complete, before temporary staff steps into your office. Whether you need temporary, per diem, or permanent staff, Favorite Healthcare Staffing is here to help.
Physicians Insurance Agency of Massachusetts (PIAM) opened our doors on January 2, 1993. Established by the Massachusetts Medical Society, PIAM is mission driven to safeguard physicians, and your practices. We are here to be a resource for MMS members and the health care community. Please feel welcome to take advantage of our services and expertise as we celebrate our milestone anniversary year in 2018.
MMS Continuing Medical Education Workshops
- Managing Workplace Conflict: Improving Leadership & Personal Effectiveness MMS Headquarters, March 22-23, 2017 in Waltham, MA
- Risk Management series Online