The Pulse is the bi-weekly e-newsletter from The Physician Alliance, one of Michigan's largest physician organizations serving more than 2,200 primary care and specialty physicians.
The Pulse of The Physician Alliance
Friday, October 26, 2018
Diabetes posters and resources help engage patients 

Helping patients prevent diabetes is a critical opportunity to improving the health of the population served. More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes, and direct diabetes medical costs accounted for $237 billion in 2017, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Don't forget that The Physician Alliance created diabetes materials for patient education. Check out the "6 ways to manage your diabetes poster " and "6 tips for lowering diabetes risk poster," plus diabetes self-management form, action plans and more on TPA's website. A printable prediabetes risk assessment test can be downloaded here.
On-site liability coverage review available at medical malpractice seminar   

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Curious if you have the best liability coverage for your practice? Attendees to the Avoiding Medical Malpractice Claims in Your Office seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 7 can receive an on-site review of coverage from Coverys.  
Complete the short application and bring it with you, or complete on-site.  Please bring your proof of insurance for your current policy to make the process go even quicker. Final binding of coverage will be based on underwriting evaluation.
 
Haven't registered yet for the seminar? Click here to register! Need more details? Keep reading! 
 
Are you protected from medical malpractice claims? Learn how to protect your practice and avoid damaging claims during the complimentary seminar, Avoiding Medical Malpractice Claims in the Office, on Wednesday, Nov. 7 from 8-9:30am at Ascension Oakland-Macomb Hospital Education Center in Madison Heights. Click here for more details on objectives and speaker.
 
1.0 CME and nursing activity contact hour are available with this seminar.*
 
REGISTER TODAY!
 
 
*Med-IQ is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Med-IQ designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Med-IQ is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This nursing activity has been approved for up to 1.0 contact hour. Education supported by Med-IQ, a Coverys company.
Community Resource Fairs help share valuable information 
 
Thank you to everyone who attended TPA's recent Community Resource Fairs! Almost 200 people participated in these events, created to ensure valuable resources are available to practice staff and patients.

If you're interested in learning more about these resources, click here for a flyer of organizations. If you would like to order additional patient education posters, Rx pads and other information from The Physician Alliance, click here for the online order form.
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Drug overdose deaths fell over last 6 months, Becker's Hospital Review  
 
Ambs Call Center provides HIPAA compliant answering services, appointment reminders, web on-call services, secure text messaging and more to physician practices. The Physician Alliance members receive exclusive discounts, low monthly fees and first month free.

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