Legal Counsel: Garfunkel Wild, PC
We are pleased to announce that the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons has selected the law firm of Garfunkel Wild, P.C. to serve as its General Counsel and be available to serve its members.
GW’s attorneys can advise and represent you in matters including:
With over 80 attorneys serving the health care industry, GW has, for over 35 years, focused its attention on the needs of individuals and entities that provide health care services, including thousands of physicians and physician practices.
GW’s New York offices are located in Great Neck and Albany. Many of its attorneys have enjoyed prior careers as physicians, nurses, risk managers, prosecutors, and regulators and the firm’s Albany office includes three partners who served in high-level positions within DOH.
GW is available for general legal questions. Should you retain their services, as a NYSSOS member you will receive a discount off GW’s applicable fees.
Altfest Personal Wealth Management
The New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons (NYSSOS) is pleased to announce it has selected Altfest Personal Wealth Management as the preferred wealth management education provider for its members.
Our relationship with Altfest demonstrates further NYSSOS’ commitment to deliver value to its members throughout their professional lifecycle and beyond,” said NYSSOS’ president, Dr. John DiPreta. “Our partnership with Altfest enables members to receive custom tailored financial planning and investment management education as well as complimentary consultations. As the professional and personal demands on our members increase, we find it important to provide needed support and services to promote their education, resilience, and well-being. Our relationship with Altfest underscores this commitment to our members.”
To learn more about Altfest, including its educational webinars, other informative content, and complimentary consultations for orthopaedic surgeons please visit www.altfest.com/physicians or contact Jesse Frehling, Director of Client Services at Altfest Personal Wealth Management.
Medical Malpractice Insurance: Ortho-Preferred® and MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group
NYSSOS has maintained its qualified endorsement of the Ortho-Preferred® Program and MedPro RRG Risk Retention Group (MedPro RRG) since 2014!
The Ortho-Preferred Program was created by MedPro RRG and DT Preferred Group, LLC to offer a unique medical liability insurance product in New York State that can provide NYSSOS members specialized rate classes.
In addition, the Ortho-Preferred Program provides members a range of benefits such as risk management programs, continuing medical education (CME) programs, and self-assessment examination (SAE) courses that can help orthopaedic surgeons achieve their Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for board certification.
Contact an Ortho-Preferred representative to learn more about the Ortho-Preferred Program!
Patient Safety: Initiative with MLMIC
NYSSOS is pleased to announce a new partnership with MLMIC.
Under the new partnership, MLMIC and NYSSOS intend to identify metrics and proactive risk management measures that will improve patient safety and the quality of care while remediating the adverse medical malpractice environment in New York.
Having been founded by an orthopaedic surgeon by the name of Arthur J. Mannix, Jr., back in 1975, MLMIC shares a special connection with the specialty and has long been an advocate for the profession.
As part of its first endeavor, NYSSOS and MLMIC executed a dynamic learning program to reduce the occurrence of nerve injuries from joint replacement surgery.
Disclaimer: This listing of relationship partners provided by the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons has been prepared for the convenience of our members. Some of these relationship partners may provide the Society with a fee. This listing does not constitute a guaranty of the services and products provided by the relationship partners. The Society has no control over the services and products of the relationship partners and it makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding any relationship partner. The Society assumes no responsibility for any matters arising, directly or indirectly, between you and the relationship partner. You are free to choose any third party vendor of your choice, including any not included on this list. You are encouraged to perform your own independent evaluation and due diligence of the appropriateness of any relationship partners for your needs.
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