MedSecure: Reducing Risk

 

At MedSecure, we provide risk reduction solutions to the healthcare sector.

We draw on world class, leading edge knowledge and experience to implement a simple but effective strategy: by supporting healthcare practitioners through guidance, training and support to align the way in which they practice with professional standards of practice, we radically mitigate the number of opportunities for practitioners to be sued in the first place.

And when practitioners are sued, we substantially limit the negative effects by providing solutions to proactively minimise the cost, time and stress of resolving the dispute.

Medical Pofessionalism
Medical Professionalism

Patients need good doctors. Good doctors uphold standards of medical professionalism. MedSecure provides a system which promotes and supports professional medical practice.

Informed Consent
Informed Consent

Informed consent is a key aspect of professional medical practise, and sets the foundation for the relationship with the patient.

Social Media Compliance
Social Media and Telemedicine

Does your use of social media and telemedicine comply with regulatory requirements?

POPI and PAIA
POPI and PAIA Compliance

Are you sure your practice is POPI compliant? Get support in complying with the requirements of the POPI Act.

Patient Confidentiality
Patient Confidentiality

Do you have adequate patient confidentiality systems in place?

Mediation Support
Mediation Support

MedSecure encourages the use of mediated solutions, which provide a less confrontational process for resolving medical malpractice disputes.

Mental Health
Mental Health Support Systems

MedSecure promotes the use of risk mitigation and compliance systems which protect the mental health of practitioners and support staff.

Affiliate Membership
Become a MedSecure Affiliate

Apply for MedSecure Affiliate status and earn commission on MedSecure products.

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Social Media and Telemedicine

Social Media and Telemedicine

The standards expected of doctors do not change because they are communicating through social media rather than face to face or through other traditional media, but new challenges can arise. This section explains the benefits and risks to consider when using social...

Mediation Support

Mediation Support

Mediation is incrasingly becoming an option for resolving medical malpractice disputes. When a dispute is mediated, it can be resolved more quickly, cost-effectively, and with far less stress. This area covers the essential aspects of mediation from the healthcare...

Medical Professionalism

Medical Professionalism

This topic deals with when exactly the practitioner-patient relationship begins. This issue is important, because the practitioner’s legal and ethical duties towards a patient arise when the practitioner-patient relationship comes into existence. Read MoreThis topic...

Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support

Mental health, risk mitigation and compliance At MedSecure, we place the mental health of caregivers at the core of work. We believe that compliance and risk mitigation should align the values of professional quality patient care with support for healthcare...

Confidentiality and disclosure

Confidentiality and disclosure

Confidentiality is an important legal and ethical duty, but it is not absolute. This area deals with the key principles relating to confidentiality that you should apply to your practice. It provides a framework to help you decide when you can share information. And...

Latest Topics: Tips for new doctors

Latest Topics: Tips for new doctors

  We've put together advice on key concepts for those who are new to practise.   When doctors look after their wellbeing it positively impacts patient care. Remember to focus on your own health.  No doctor is expected to know everything. Don’t be afraid...

Informed consent and decision-making

Informed consent and decision-making

Informed Consent and Decision-MakingPatients must be able to trust doctors with their lives and their health.  To justify such trust, practitioners are expected to show respect for human life and ensure that their practise meets the standards of conduct required by...

POPI Compliance

POPI Compliance

POPI and PAIAPOPI ComplianceWith the full implementation of the provisions of the POPI Act, the importance of personal information has come to the fore. This is particularly so in the healthcare context, where deeply personal and intimate information is dealt with....

The guidance offered is given in the following context:

This guidance represents the views of MedSecure, which was arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence available. Health professionals are expected to take it fully into account when exercising their clinical judgement. The guidance does not, however, override the individual  responsibility of health professionals to make decisions appropriate to the circumstances of the individual patient, in consultation with the patient and/or guardian or carer.