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September Webinar

Technological Innovations That Introduce Liability to Your Medical Practice

Led by the PA MGMA in collaboration with CT MGMA, DE MGMA, NY MGMA, VA MGMA and WV MGMA

Jason Newton, Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel, Curi

Jason Newton is the Senior Vice President & Associate General Counsel for Curi­–a Medical Mutual Company. After a 14-year career in private law practice defending doctors, advanced practice providers, and hospitals, Jason joined Curi, where he oversees the Risk Management and Claims departments as well as assists the General Counsel with legal operations of the companies within Medical Mutual. Jason is a member of the North Carolina State Bar, a Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America, and a recipient of the Presidential Award from the North Carolina Medical Society. Organizations regularly ask Jason to speak, and he has presented to more than 4,350 healthcare providers, lawyers, and medical liability industry professionals. Jason has a BA in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a JD from Wake Forest University School of Law.


Technology is revolutionizing the practice of medicine for physicians and patients. From wearable tech devices and smart pills to groundbreaking AI software that can read imaging with shocking precision, technology has flooded our industry, changing the way we communicate, diagnose, and treat.

With the introduction of each new innovation, practices become increasingly vulnerable to unfamiliar liabilities. Software malfunction, “clever” contracting from EHR vendors, and faulty diagnostics expose physicians and practices to a new world of risk. The best way to combat this vulnerability is through education and awareness.

This webinar will examine these new technologies, the resulting liabilities, and how practice leaders can best protect their organizations, staff, and patients. By joining this webinar, attendees will learn how to:

October Webinar

The Risks of Distracted Practice:  The Link Between Distraction and Burnout

Led by the VA MGMA in collaboration with CT MGMA, DE MGMA, NY MGMA, PA MGMA and WV MGMA

Shelley Rizzio
Patient Safety Risk Manager, Doctors Company
Independent Risk Management & Legal Nurse Consultant

Shelly received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Wright State University and a Master of Science in Patient Care Services Administration from the University of Utah. 

She is a Certified Professional in Hospital Risk Management, a Certified Professional in Patient Safety and a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant.

Her experience of over 30 years includes clinical, administrative and leadership positions in neonatal, pediatric and adult care, as well as, hospital risk management, quality management, and patient safety with several reputable healthcare systems. 

In addition to investigating, analyzing and coding hundreds of complex adverse events, she also assisted in the development and implementation of a large physician peer review program, electronic adverse event reporting systems and patient safety transformation initiatives.


This educational activity will focus on two distinct but related topics that place patients, physicians and staff at risk:  Distracted Practice and Provider Burnout.  The program will highlight the link between distraction and burnout and examine strategies to mitigate risk and enhance patient safety.  The activity will also touch upon the importance of provider well-being and work-life balance.    

Save the dates for these upcoming webinars:

November 8 | MIPPS

December 13 | TBD