November 2019

Ending the Doctor / Patient Relationship

By Eric Lowenstein on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 in General.

Whether you are a  general practitioner with GP medical indemnity insurance or a medical professional with medical professional indemnity insurance, ending a relationship with a patient can be difficult. Especially in situations when there has been a breakdown in your communication with your patient The reasons for the breakup There can be a myriad of  … Read more

Your Healthcare Workplace Matters

By Eric Lowenstein on Saturday, November 16th, 2019 in General.

Your medical indemnity insurance provider cares Whether you are a doctor, midwife or healthcare professional, your practice requires a good workplace environment. This means reducing any hazardous pressures like excessive workloads, inadequate resources and lack of tech and patient support. If you have any of these issues, they can have a significant effect on your  … Read more

The Privacy of Your Patient’s Information, Have the Rules Changed?

By Eric Lowenstein on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 in General.

The privacy laws governing doctors and healthcare facilities in Australia have changed. At Tego Insurance, we understand it can be a struggle to keep up to speed with the ever-changing communication landscape. As a medical indemnity insurance provider, we are here to help you navigate this ever moving terrain.  Your patients are demanding more transparency  … Read more

Doctors and Healthcare Professionals Should Beware of Electronic Communication

By Eric Lowenstein on Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 in General.

There is a tremendous surge in the use of SMS and emails for healthcare professionals, especially with patient reminders and recalls. This is more than a trend, as it is changing the way healthcare is provided. The reason? There are a variety of factors from patient preference, technological efficiencies to the increased cost and delays  … Read more