The Doctor’s Advocate

Our flagship publication, The Doctors Advocate, is a quarterly newsletter that contains timely information on patient safety topics, legislative updates, and the latest industry and company news.

Fourth Quarter 2016

The Doctor’s Advocate: One Way We’re Taking the Mal Out of Malpractice Insurance

Perspectives on the Future of Medicine
From the Chairman

The Doctor’s Dilemma
Director's Forum

Plastic Surgery Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?
An Ounce of Prevention

California Supreme Court Takes a Step to the Left
Government Relations Report

Foundation Supports Telluride Camp for Health Science Students
The Foundation News

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Nye’s Perspective
Case Studies

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Fourth Quarter 2016

Third Quarter 2016

The Perils of Printing an Electronic Health Record
Director's Forum—by David B. Troxel, MD

Internal Medicine Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?
An Ounce of Prevention—by Robin Diamond, JD, RN, and Julie Brightwell, JD, RN

Judicial Review of Medical Liability Legislation
Government Relations Report—by Elizabeth Healy

Ransomware Attacks: HIPAA Burden Falls to the Hospital or Medical Practice

2016 Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards Announced
The Foundation News

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Gupta’s Perspective
Case Studies

Wall Street Journal Reports on Malpractice Closed Claims Studies

New Partnership Helps Doctors Thrive in a Digital Environment

New Options for Earning Continuing Education Credits

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Third Quarter 2016

Second Quarter 2016

Obesity: A Common Comorbidity in Malpractice Claims
Director's Forum—by David B. Troxel, MD

Specialty Advisory Boards: Bringing Together Expertise
An Ounce of Prevention—by Robin Diamond, JD, RN, and Miranda Felde, MHA, CPHRM

Every Aspect of the Litigation Process Is Subject to Legislative Action
Government Relations Report—by Elizabeth Healy

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Wuest’s Perspective
Case Studies

Tribute Plan Insert: Second Quarter 2016

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

First Quarter 2016

Analysis of Closed Hospitalist Claims
Director's Forum—by Darrell Ranum, JD, CPHRM, David B. Troxel, MD, Robin Diamond, MSN, JD

Are Decisions Shared?
An Ounce of Prevention—by Robin Diamond, JD, RN

The 2016 Election Is in Full Swing
Government Relations Report—by Elizabeth Healy

Grants Awarded in 2015
The Foundation News

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: First Quarter 2016

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