March 30, 2015, The New York Times
House Provision Offers Doctors More Protection Against Malpractice Suits
Hal Dasinger, vice president of government relations at The Doctors Company, provides insight on a bill passed by the House of Representatives that gives new protections to doctors against medical malpractice lawsuits.
March 20, 2015, Physicians Practice
Reduce Malpractice Risks When Treating Cardiac Patients
David B. Troxel, MD, medical director at The Doctors Company, describes why all physicians should take note of a recent study of cardiology malpractice claims in which cardiologists are named, because other specialties also tended to be named in these lawsuits.
February 18, 2015, KevinMD
What We Can Learn From Cardiology-Related Malpractice Claims
Sandeep Mangalmurti, MD, a cardiologist and lead researcher at the American College of Cardiology Medical Liability Working Group, cites The Doctors Company Cardiology Closed Claims Study in his discussion of the wide cross-section of claims cardiologists face.
February 18, 2015, Cardiovascular Business
Dive into Cardiology Liability Claims Reveals Common Mistakes
Darrell Ranum, JD, vice president of patient safety for The Doctors Company, brings awareness to common claims against cardiologists and outlines how to mitigate these risks.
Winter 2015, CAPG Health
Top Business Risks for Medical Practices
Mike Rosenthal, vice president, The Doctors Company Insurances Services, discusses the business exposures beyond malpractice that practices face that can lead to high defense costs and significant fines and penalties.
February 9, 2015, Bloomberg Radio
The Significance of the Anthem Cybersecurity Breach
Craig Musgrave, senior vice president, CIO, The Doctors Company, reviews steps physicians can take to lessen the risk of a data breach on "The Bloomberg Advantage."
January 18, 2015, KevinMD
Telemedicine Is a Growing Practice Model, But Beware of the Risks
While telemedicine has a lot to offer America’s health system, physicians must carefully consider when to incorporate it into the continuum of care and beware of potential risks, says B. Tilman Jolly, MD, member of The Doctors Company’s Executive Advisory Board and chief medical officer, Specialists On Call.
January 10, 2015, KevinMD
EMRs Can Hurt Physicians During Lawsuits. Here’s How.
Keith L. Klein, MD, explains how electronic medical records (EMRs) can lead to lawsuits or result in a weak defense by casting the physician in an unfavorable light. Dr. Klein cites a study by The Doctors Company of EMR-related closed claims from 2007 to 2013.
December 22, 2014, Napa Valley Register
The Doctors Company Dedicates Headquarters to a Founder
The Doctors Company dedicated its corporate headquarters in south Napa in honor of Joseph D. Sabella, MD, founding chairman and former president and CEO of the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer.
December 2, 2014, Physician's Practice
Four Ways to Reduce Diabetes Care Malpractice Risks
Caring for diabetic patients can raise some unique malpractice risks for physicians. In this short video, Susan Shepard, director of patient safety education for The Doctors Company, highlights key steps practices should be taking to reduce the risks.