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.
November 6, 2014, Medical Economics
Physicians Wait for ACA Malpractice Impact
In this article on malpractice industry trends, Jack Meyer, senior vice president, chief marketing officer for The Doctors Company, discusses the impact on premiums from the rapid growth in size of physician practices and from the consolidation of insurance agents.
October 16, 2014, mHealth News
Is Your PHI Safer than Jennifer Lawrence’s Naked Photos?
David McHale, senior vice president and chief legal officer for The Doctors Company, discusses how the cloud can be appropriate for healthcare providers looking to store health records and information, if providers conduct due diligence.
October 15, 2014, KevinMD
What Do You Know About Breast Reconstruction?
David Charles, MD, member of The Doctors Company Board of Governors and a recently retired plastic surgeon, discusses breast reconstruction options for cancer patients.
October 7, 2014, Physician's Practice
Reduce Malpractice Risks: Infectious Diseases
More cases of infectious diseases are being reported today in the U.S. than in previous years. This raises new malpractice risks for medical practices. In this video, Robin Diamond, senior vice president and chief patient safety officer, The Doctors Company, discusses six steps medical practices should take to mitigate them.
September 2, 2014, Fox News
Fox News Spotlights Dr. Anderson on Healthcare Reform
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, discusses healthcare reform in two recent appearances on Fox News.
July 31, 2014, Yahoo!Travel
How to Protect Yourself as the Ebola Outbreak Gets Dire in Africa
Dan Wright, JD, RN, vice president of patient safety at The Doctors Company, provides suggestions to travelers about how to protect themselves from the widening Ebola virus outbreak in certain West African countries.