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Patient Follow up – A 101 Guide for Medical Practices & Medical Practitioners

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At Tego Insurance, you will always receive responsive, professional and expert medico-legal advice and claims support so you can continue to focus on providing quality patient care. Tego Insurance’s range of products include medical indemnity insurance for medical practitioners, medical centres and day clinics. Medical Indemnity Insurance As a Medical Indemnity Insurance provider, we understand  … Read more


The Use of Chaperones in the Health Profession

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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

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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

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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

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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


Terminating a Doctor/ Patient Relationship – Part 2

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As we spoke about in part one of our series- Terminating a Doctor/ Patient Relationship 1, Medical and Healthcare professionals truly face distinctive risks. Doctors depend on their Medical Indemnity Insurance, to protect them and keep their practice safe. In Part 1, we explained the issues that arise when deciding to terminate a client. Part  … Read more


Terminating a Doctor/ Patient Relationship -Part 1

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Medical and Healthcare professionals truly face distinctive risks for a multitude of reasons. Doctors depend on their Medical Indemnity Insurance, to protect them and keep their practice safe. Medical Indemnity Insurers regularly assist practitioners on issues that arise as a result of patient selection. Many issues come up for doctors that are difficult and time  … Read more


How to Choose a Patient?

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As a leading and trusted Medical Indemnity Insurer, we are here to protect you, your medical practice and business. Assessment of a patient’s suitability must be carried out by the doctor based on patient’s individual circumstances.  Medical Indemnity Insurers regularly assist practitioners on issues that arise as a result of patient selection. Here are some  … Read more


Understanding the Telemedicine Risk Landscape

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As an Australian Medical Indemnity Insurer, we are here to protect our medical doctors and medical practitioners against the many risks associated with changing and emerging telemedicine risks. Having appropriate Medical Malpractice Insurance and/or Medical Practice Insurance ensure you are well on your way to being protected, but prevention is the best remedy. So here  … Read more