Understanding the perils of vicarious liability | Medical Economics

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“Managing vicarious liability risk when you are working with independent contractors can be complex. While hiring an independent contractor seems like the best way to shield your practice from vicarious liability, you can still be drawn into malpractice lawsuits.” Lisa Ryan, DC Risk Solutions

How to survive in independent practice | Medical Economics

Despite a healthcare environment that’s pushing physicians toward employment, many doctors still value their autonomy, and are exploring strategies to preserve their independence in the face of increasing burdens and financial difficulty.

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“While many physicians are staying in private practice, some are leaving their independent practices and joining hospitals as employees. If that doesn’t appeal to you, one option is joining an independent practice organization (IPA). You can keep your autonomy and receive the benefits of a larger organization.” Lisa Ryan, DC Risk Solutions