Medical liability reform

2017-18 AGA GI Resource Catalog

May 30, 2017

Whether it’s the latest in clinical education, cutting-edge science or navigating the future of medicine, AGA has you covered. Find resources to address all of your professional needs in the GI Resource Catalog.

Moving Targets: Latest AGA Practice Management Updates

Aug. 24, 2016

Dr. Sarah Streett introduces a new set of articles to help your practice of GI and patient care.

Sign Up for AGA’s Last DHRP™ Webinar of the Season

Feb. 17, 2016

Register for the Feb. 25 webinar to learn how to avoid CMS reimbursement penalties.

Washington Returns to Work after Winter Break

Jan. 14, 2016

It's going to be a busy year in Washington. AGA continues to advocate for the science and practice of GI, and our patients.

Announcing the 2015 AGA Practice Management Survey

Sept. 1, 2015

The survey will help guide AGA to better respond to the concerns of AGA membership and the entire gastroenterology industry.

Malpractice Settlement Details Often Hidden, Safety Effects Unsure

June 8, 2015

GI & Hep News reports on a study of malpractice settlements at the University of Texas Health System.

Preparing Your Practice for a PR Crisis

May 12, 2015

Is your practice prepared to deal with a PR crisis? Learn what you need to include in your crisis communications plan.
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Managing the Media in a Crisis

May 8, 2015

Make sure your medical practice has a plan for dealing with a public relations crisis. This includes knowing how to deal with the media and how to respond on social media.

Communication and Disclosure After an Adverse Event

Feb. 2, 2015

In case of an adverse event, be prepared to have open and honest communication with your patients.

Get Top-Notch Protection with an AGA-Endorsed GI Professional Liability Policy

Sept. 5, 2013

Protect your practice and personal assets with a new gastroenterologist professional liability policy. As an AGA member, you can save 5 percent and qualify for a variety of other discounts.

Are Guidelines the Path to Medical Liability Reform?

Sept. 6, 2012

In a recent blog post, John Allen asks whether physicians or AGA can solve some of the problems associated with medical liability reform.

Are Guidelines the Path to Medical Liability Reform?

Sept. 6, 2012

In a recent blog post, John Allen asks whether physicians or AGA can solve some of the problems associated with medical liability reform.

Medical Liability — Is Reform Possible?

Oct. 7, 2011

Medical Liability — Is Reform Possible?

Oct. 7, 2011

Medical Liability — Is Reform Possible?

Oct. 5, 2011

Medical Liability — Is Reform Possible?

July 22, 2011

Several AGA leaders recently participated in the annual legislative conference of the Alliance of Specialty Medicine. During the conference and at subsequent meetings with members of both the House and Senate, they were able to address the issue of medical liability reform and its current status.

Improve Patient Safety, Reduce Medical Liability

June 7, 2011

Nearly 30 percent of medical malpractice suits involve pharmaceuticals, and the FDA-approved labeling is often the standard to which physicians are held in these suits. AGA members can keep current with FDA-approved drug labeling through the PDR Network.

HHS Announces Patient Safety & Medical Liability Initiative

June 18, 2010