ASPS Enhance Your Practice Podcast series serves as an educational appetizer for Plastic Surgeons and Office Professionals looking for practice management information on-the-go. It covers next steps early in a career; financial planning; staffing; med spas; starting a private practice; and much more.
Season 14 Ep 66: Understanding the Legal Risks in Plastic Surgery
46:09Get ready to unearth the realities of plastic surgery and medical malpractice. We promise a deep dive into a field fraught with potential pitfalls, as we offer you insights on how to navigate this delicate terrain. Join us on this episode of the Enhance Your Practice podcast as Dr.Yoon-Schwartz engages with our guest, Dr. Narav Patel who dispels the shadows surrounding the risk of malpractice.This discussion brings to light the significance of meticulous record-keeping, from patient communication to phone consultations and doctor-to-doctor discussions. Uncover the potential perils of modifying records and grasp why it's imperative to structure your differential diagnosis most logically rather than most dangerously. Learn how you can bulletproof yourself against possible malpractice claims with these effective documentation strategies.PRS Article Referenced: Plastic Surgery and the Malpractice Boyd, J. Brian M.D.; Moon, Harry K. M.D.; Martin, Susan; Mastrogiovanni, Dena B.https://journals.lww.com/plasreconsurg/Abstract/2021/01000/Plastic_Surgery_and_the_Malpractice_Industry.45.aspx
WPS Remix Edition of Enhance Your Practice: WPS Symposium, Practice Management Panel
37:00Hosted by Patricia Mars, MD•Janelle Wagner, MD: Let's Talk About Money: How to Master Your Personal Finances & Actually Enjoy It!• Mary Gingrass, MD: Let's Talk about the Hard Stuff: Hiring, Firing, Outsourcing, and Maintaining a Healthy Partnership• Heather Furnas, MD, FACS: Owning Your Own O.R.JJoin us in a conversation with Janelle Wagner, a hand surgeon and speaker at the WPS Symposium. In this episode, we explore how incorporating small daily challenges can help us develop better financial habits, as well as Janelle's monthly routine of looking at cash flow, investments, and debt, and tracking net worth for a healthier relationship with money.We also gain valuable insights from Dr. Mary Ginbrass, a cosmetic practice veteran with 27 years of experience, on how to manage personnel and financials effectively. We discuss topics such as hiring and firing, job descriptions, expectations, probationary periods, bonuses, raises, and adapting job descriptions for new technologies – crucial aspects for any successful practice. Heather and I also dive into the nitty-gritty of building and owning your own OR, from assembling the right team to maintaining certification. Don't miss out on this engaging and informative episode packed with practical advice for both new and seasoned plastic surgeons!