Avant offers a range of print and digital publications containing insights gained from our members’ experiences through Avant Law, our Medico-legal Advisory Service and claims team. Avant medical and legal experts provide key learnings to help you manage risk.
Avant's biannual member magazine, Connect, explores topics relevant to medical practitioners using insights from our claims managers, medical advisors and Avant Law solicitors.
In edition 13 of Connect magazine, our medico-legal specialists share insights on member cases and best practice information to help doctors manage medico-legal risks in the evolving healthcare environment.
Articles in this issue look at managing a non-compliant patient, appropriately advising of treatment options and common questions about the Professional Services Review. We also speak with Dr Dinesh Palipana OAM on his journey from patient to doctor and work as a founder of Doctors with Disabilities Australia.
This edition also reflects Avant’s expanding business, covering topics around improving quality in practice, cyber security, life insurance in superannuation and private patients in public hospitals.
In the last year, the evolving landscape brought several changes to regulation, compliance and healthcare provision. We take a look at the key issues impacting doctors in 2019.