July 2019

The Use of Chaperones in the Health Profession

By Eric Lowenstein on Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 in General.

During intimate examinations it is well documented that by having a chaperone present is a mitigating factor in minimising the risk in clinical practice. Doctors Medical indemnity insurance  and Medical Practice Insurance can protect and support medical practitioners and medical practices against false accusations and misunderstandings. At Tego, our deep understanding of the medical profession  … Read more

Storing your patient’s health information on the Cloud

By Eric Lowenstein on Thursday, July 25th, 2019 in General.

Tego offers competitive premiums, unparalleled quality of cover and 24/7 support backed by Australia’s top medico-legal advisers. As a risk area covered by Medical Indemnity Insurance, it is important you understand the privacy and regulatory requirements when it comes to storing information on the cloud. Patient health information has traditionally been stored either in a  … Read more

Rise of Social Media and Protecting Your Health Practice

By Eric Lowenstein on Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 in General.

Social media is a powerful tool for people to share information, opinions, experiences, videos images and audio clips.  It is estimated that 79% of Australians now use social media. It is imperative that medical and health practitioners are informed about the challenges that social media presents in regard to their ethical and regulatory responsibilities. Medical  … Read more

Yes, Australia’s Healthcare Industry is Booming

By Eric Lowenstein on Monday, July 8th, 2019 in General.

Our nation’s healthcare industry is booming.  But with this surge comes more risks and potential threats to a doctor’s practice That is why having broad and comprehensive Medical Malpractice Indemnity Insurance is a necessity in practice. Eric Lowenstein, of Tego Insurance is on the frontline support doctors in practice and recognises the importance of having  … Read more