By Tego Insurance on Monday, August 19th, 2019 in General.
Big publicised cyberattacks may make the headlines, but in fact, simple human error accounts for more data breaches in the health sector than any shadowy figures. At Tego, as medical practice insurance providers, we have a few suggestions to protect your medical practice. The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) reported the highest number … Read more
By Tego Insurance on Tuesday, August 6th, 2019 in General.
At Tego, 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’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 the importance … Read more
By Tego Insurance 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
By Tego Insurance 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
By Tego Insurance 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
By Tego Insurance 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
By Tego Insurance on Monday, June 24th, 2019 in General.
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
By Tego Insurance on Monday, June 17th, 2019 in General.
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
By Tego Insurance on Monday, June 3rd, 2019 in General.
Medical and Healthcare professionals face many types of risks as part of their day to day practice. Doctors depend on their Medical Indemnity Insurance to protect them and keep their practice safe. Medical Indemnity Insurers regularly assist practitioners to proactively manage the scenario when patients refuse to follow their medical advice. When patients won’t follow … Read more
By Tego Insurance on Monday, May 27th, 2019 in General.
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