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Examiner Winter 2018

The Examiner includes real-life case studies, as well as articles, that let you learn from the expertise and experience of others. Print the pdf of the current issue to read the following and more:

Patient’s Symptoms Worsen Due to Unknown Cause

“Can you please examine my wife carefully and tell me what’s wrong with her,” asked Max Small as I entered the exam room. Ruth Small was slumped forward on an examination table, uncharacteristically quiet and appearing to be in acute distress. Read more.

Be Smart When Using Smart Phrases

Smart phrases in an EHR are often convenient to use as a starting point, but here’s what can go wrong when they’re not edited.

Letter to the Editor

ACCR President Dr. Robyn Mitchell responds the fall Examiner article titled, “Not Re-X-raying Results in Misdiagnosis.”

Should I Keep Credit Cards on File?

Having a credit card on file is a service many patients expect from their healthcare providers. However, there are risks in doing so.

Sports DCs Protected Under New Law

A new law makes it easier to be covered by malpractice insurance when treating athletes outside your primary state.

Notice of Board Election

There will be two vacancies to be filled on the Board of Directors. See the full issue for details.

NCMIC Announces Higher Discounts

It’s now an even better value to be with NCMIC. New practitioners get a malpractice insurance premium discount of up to 80%!

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* Based on an NCMIC policyholder survey conducted by Ward Group, the leading provider of benchmarking and best practices research studies for insurance companies. For more information about Ward Group, visit www.wardinc.com.