By Eric Lowenstein on Tuesday, May 19th, 2020 in General.
Every business needs a marketing plan to help your business thrive. And yet, it always seems like the last thing on your list. Of course, we would all like to attain our new patients through word of mouth, but this has become increasingly more difficult. As your medical indemnity insurance partner, we highly recommend that … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Wednesday, May 13th, 2020 in General.
The AMA has released its latest Position Statement on aged care, called Innovation in Aged Care. It focuses on the need for Australia to embrace and seek more technologically innovative ways to provide sustainable, high quality care. As our population ages, the need for more complex and forward thinking innovation is essential, if the level … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Thursday, May 7th, 2020 in General.
Whether you are an owner or practice manager of a medical practice, clinic or day surgery, it is vital to understand what insurances you need to protect your staff and the business from a variety of risks and exposures inherent in running a practice. This guide will help practice owners, practice managers and medical practitioners … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Monday, May 4th, 2020 in General.
At Tego Insurance, we specialise in medical indemnity insurance in Australia. It is common for an employed doctor in a public hospital to be covered by their employer for claims arising from alleged omissions or acts. But many employed health practitioners also obtain their own indemnity cover for issues that arise that fall outside the … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Monday, April 27th, 2020 in General.
Purchasing a medical practice is not to be taken lightly. It is a truly consequential professional and financial decision. At Tego Insurance, we are not just experts on Medical indemnity Insurance Australia and Entity Medical Malpractice Insurance, but we are here to guide you through the major decisions you need to make as a medical … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Thursday, April 16th, 2020 in General.
As health practitioners in Australia, you can not be too careful and aware of what you post on social media from Facebook to Snapshot. For example, just the smallest error, like taking a harmless photo of yourself in the halls of a hospital and without thinking you forget you are holding a patient’s chart. If … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Monday, April 6th, 2020 in General.
Running a medical practice in today’s digitally connected world, comes with increasing and evolving cyber risks. The sensitivity and volume of medical data stored and information accessed entirely digitally, has been leaving practices vulnerable to hackers and cyber criminals. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s (OAIC) Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme 12-month Insights Report, revealed … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Monday, March 30th, 2020 in General.
Healthcare practitioners who care for the eldely should be aware of the new joint venture between Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) in July of this year. Tego Insurance wants you to know about the statutory mandates that are now in place when caring for … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Friday, March 27th, 2020 in General.
For over 30 years in Australia, medical negligence claims have been rising dramatically. The new medicines and new technology issues have increased the complexities in healthcare. That is why almost every claim of medical negligence is referred to mediation, by court order or consent. The experts at Tego Insurance, providers of medical indemnity insurance and … Read more
By Eric Lowenstein on Wednesday, March 18th, 2020 in General.
Health Care Complaints Commission v Goyer- 2019 At Tego Insurance, we want you to know the latest in terms of consulting patients by phone. As experts in Medical indemnity insurance Australia and Medical indemnity insurance costs, we want you to be up to date on the latest issues surrounding healthcare and communication. The Story In … Read more