February 1, 2014, Family Practice News
Who Gets Sued When Heart Disease Is Missed?
Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN, senior vice president and chief patient safety officer for The Doctors Company, discusses steps physicians can take to prevent misdiagnosis of heart disease in women and the importance of strong documentation in case of a lawsuit.
December 13, 2013, Michigan Medicine
When It Comes to Preserving the Physician-Patient Relationship in a Changing Health Care Landscape, Dr. Anderson is Walking the Walk
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, discusses significant changes in health care over the past several decades, his transition from medical practice to executive leadership, and the growth of The Doctors Company from a California company to the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer.
December 10, 2013, Medical Economics
Six Ways Physicians Can Prevent Patient Injury and Avoid Lawsuits
Darrell Ranum, JD, CPHRM, vice president of patient safety at The Doctors Company, discusses how adequate follow-up on diagnostic tests and specialist referrals can help prevent patient injury and avoid lawsuits.
November 25, 2013, Medical Economics
Competition Driving Malpractice Premiums Down
Rob Francis, chief operating officer of The Doctors Company, discusses the downward trend in medical malpractice insurance rates and the potential for the Affordable Care Act to slow or reverse that trend.
November 6, 2013, The Hospitalist
Why Hospitalists Remain Outside Malpractice Insurers' High-Risk Categories, For Now
Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN, senior vice president and chief patient safety officer for The Doctors Company, discusses challenges and trends in hospitalist malpractice data. This article also features The Doctors Company's closed claims data.
October 17, 2013, Orthopreneur
Understand Your Risks to Avoid Malpractice Claims
David B. Troxel, MD, medical director of The Doctors Company, is interviewed about trends in orthopaedic malpractice claims and how surgeons can protect themselves and their practices.
September 16, 2013, Electronic Health Reporter
"What Is the Value of Health IT?"
David B. Troxel, MD, medical director at The Doctors Company, is among the experts who comment in this article on the value of Health IT.
September 10, 2013, Medical Economics
Same-Day Care, Capacity Key to Managing Flu Season
Robin Diamond, MSN, JD, RN, chief patient safety officer for The Doctors Company, provides recommendations on how physicians and their office staff can promote patient safety during cold and flu season.
August 16, 2013, LiveScience
Lyme Disease? You May Want a Second Opinion (Op-Ed)
Robin Diamond, RN, MSN, chief patient safety officer for The Doctors Company, discusses the challenges of correctly diagnosing tickborne illnesses and the importance of conducting a complete assessment of patients with flu-like symptoms, particularly in the months of high heat and humidity.
August 5, 2013, American Medical News
For Some Post-Op Care, a Phone Call May Be All That's Needed
Rich Cahill, VP and associate general counsel of The Doctors Company, is quoted on the potential malpractice risks of following up with a patient via phone or e-mail rather than in an office setting. Data from The Doctors Company's nationwide survey of office practice environments is also included in this article.