Pennsylvania Medical Group Management Association
     The Pennsylvania State Affiliated Chapter of MGMA

Technological Innovations That Introduce Liability to Your Medical Practice

  • Friday, September 13, 2019
  • 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Webinar

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Risk & Compliance Management

Led by the Pennsylvania MGMA in collaboration with the CT MGMA, DE MGMA,  NY MGMA, VA MGMA and WV MGMA.


Technology is revolutionizing the practice of medicine for physicians and patients. From wearable tech devices and smart pills to groundbreaking AI software that can read imaging with shocking precision, technology has flooded our industry, changing the way we communicate, diagnose, and treat.

With the introduction of each new innovation, practices become increasingly vulnerable to unfamiliar liabilities. Software malfunction, “clever” contracting from EHR vendors, and faulty diagnostics expose physicians and practices to a new world of risk. The best way to combat this vulnerability is through education and awareness.

This webinar will examine these new technologies, the resulting liabilities, and how practice leaders can best protect their organizations, staff, and patients. By joining this webinar, attendees will learn how to:

1)    Identify both common and uncommon technologies that are introducing new liabilities across our industry
2)    Understand the risks and implications associated with these technologies for practices
3)    Identify processes and strategies that practices can employ to protect their businesses from undue liability

About the Speaker

Jason Newton
Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel
Curi
– a Medical Mutual Compnay
After a 14-year career in private law practice defending doctors, advanced practice providers, and hospitals, Jason joined Curi, where he oversees the Risk Management and Claims departments as well as assists the General Counsel with legal operations of the companies within Medical Mutual. Jason is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, and a recipient of the Presidential Award from the North Carolina Medical Society. Organizations regularly ask Jason to speak, and he has presented to more than 4,350 healthcare providers, lawyers, and medical liability industry professionals. Jason has a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a JD from Wake Forest University School of Law.

Continuing Education Units

Earn up to 1.0 continuing education unit hours for each hour of education from the ACMPE, American College of Medical Practice Executives and up to 1.0 continuing professional educational credit hours for Certified Public Accountants for each hour of education from, The New York State Education Department, Professional Licensing Services. Our events are eligible for continuing education units as awarded by other professional associations. We recommend that you contact your professional association for their approval process.

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