As Australia’s leading medical defence organisation and medical indemnity insurance provider, Avant has more members, more claims experience and is backed by the largest in-house specialist medico-legal team.
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With more members and more claims data Avant is uniquely positioned to provide you with market-leading risk management expertise.
GPs and practices are reminded of their vaccine care obligations in the wake of updated national vaccine storage guidelines and a recent NSW Health audit.
In this podcast Georgie Haysom, Head of Research Education and Advocacy at Avant, chats with Dr Ian Incoll, The Dean of Education at the Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA), about current issues with patient consent.
The Department of Health continues to focus on Medicare Benefits Scheme (MBS) compliance. This means it is increasingly likely your MBS practices will come under scrutiny at some stage.
In this series of five podcasts we discuss with Michael the issues surrounding burnout and stress, and he offers some great advice on how to look after yourself throughout your career.
Discharge summaries are often low priority for a busy RMO, but they are vital for continuity of patient care. Here’s some practical advice for completing a useful summary.