PROTECTING NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Mike Whitmer

Vice President, Insurance Programs

Mike Whitmer is vice president of insurance programs at NCMIC. With over 25 years' experience in insurance and finance, Mike has in-depth information to share with NDs. He is responsible for NCMIC's corporate relations team and directing risk management education efforts for doctors, students and colleges. Working with healthcare providers through the years has made Mike a skilled risk manager who is knowledgeable about strategies for managing both clinical and business risk. From information on insurance needs for ND practices to clinical tips to protect yourself and your patients, Mike is here to help NDs identify and manage their risk. 

Blog/News posts by this Author:

  • Ways to Reduce Overhead for Your Practice

    What are the most effective ways to reduce overhead at your practice? When it comes to cutting costs, what's the best way to do so without impacting your patients?

  • Social Media: How to Create Boundaries with Patients

    How should you connect with your patients when they want to get to know you? Allowing them to know a little about your personal life is not a bad thing, as it helps you develop a rapport and connection. The best place to do this is on your website, rather than on social media. This way you can control the information being published, such as your education, hobbies, family life, etc.

  • Patient Bankruptcy: Now What Happens?

    What happens when a patient files bankruptcy and their balance to you is included in what they owe? What options do you have? When we were recently asked this question, our claims representatives were ready with an answer.

  • Don't Make These Investment Mishaps

    There are effectively three ways to maximize your investment returns, according to David Swensen, chief investment officer for Yale's endowment since the mid-1980s. In his book, Pioneering Portfolio Management, he offers the following considerations: 1) time the market, 2) pick the best stocks and 3) establish an optimal asset allocation that best meets your long-term financial objectives.

  • How You Can Practice Self-Care in Healthcare

    When you work in healthcare, taking care of others is your first priority. You care about helping people, tending to put in long hours, in addition to having extra responsibilities outside of work. Self-care tends to fall to the bottom of the list.

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