PROTECTING NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Kathy Everitt

Senior Risk Management Consultant

Kathy brings with her more than 30 years of professional liability experience to NCMIC, encompassing underwriting, sales management, as well as risk management consultation services for healthcare professionals. She has earned her CPHRM designation and, as a licensed property/casualty agent, Kathy holds insurance-specific designations, including Registered Professional Liability Underwriter (RPLU), Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), Certified Risk Manager (CRM) and Certified Insurance Services Representative (CISR). She earned her bachelor's degree in business administration from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

Blog/News posts by this Author:

  • The Importance of the Teach-Back Method in Your Patient Education

    Giving the patient the opportunity to hear your directives and have information as reference to review at a later point when they are in a comfortable atmosphere and more relaxed is important. The teach-back method can help them retain the information you share.

  • When a Disruptive Patient Wants to Come Back

    When a former patient who was discharged for being disruptive wants to return, it's important to assess the situation based on the circumstances surrounding their dismissal and the egregiousness of their actions.

  • How Patient Satisfaction Surveys Can Pay Off

    Patient satisfaction surveys can help identify whether your staff is measuring up. To get a comprehensive picture of your various service areas, your survey should break down into specific areas.

  • How to Handle the Threat of Suicide and Self Harm in Your Practice

    It is important to recognize the signs of suicide or self-harm in patients. Toward this goal, it can be beneficial to establish a policy that reinforces your commitment to all patients' safety and the agreed-upon actions to take.

  • The Importance of Recognizing Prescription Drug Abuse

    Even though it may not seem like a potential issue for your practice, it's important to recognize and avoid prescription drug abuse in your practice now before there is a problem.

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