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April 26, 2017, Medscape
Five Doctors Tell ‘How I Survived After Being Sued'
This article describes the stress doctors face when they are involved in a malpractice lawsuit and the industry-leading litigation resources The Doctors Company offers doctors when they are sued.

April 23, 2017, The Wall Street Journal
Opioid Use Soars Among Middle Aged and Elderly
This article about the prescription opioid abuse epidemic cites The Doctors Company's data about opioid malpractice claims and discusses the company's CME program on the topic.

April 20, 2017, The Laryngoscope
Postoperative Hemorrhage and Hospital Revisit After Transoral Robotic Surgery
The Doctors Company Foundation funded a grant to investigate the incidence and complications related to postoperative hemorrhage after transoral robotic surgery.

April 14, 2017, KevinMD.com
Prescribing Opioids Safely: How to Have Difficult Patient Conversations
This article about safe opioid prescriptions features insights from The Doctors Company's review of 1,770 claims in which patient harm involved medication factors.

March 29, 2017, Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP
It’s Time to Reset the Medical Malpractice Insurance Conversation
After speaking with more than 800 doctors, practice managers, and group administrators nationwide, it’s clear that it’s time to reset the conversation around medical malpractice insurance. Dr. Anderson explains why he believes companies should serve the medical profession by partnering with those who provide care.

March 27, 2017, HealthDay News
Fewer Successful Malpractice Claims in U.S., But Higher Payouts
In this article, David B. Troxel, MD, medical director at The Doctors Company, discusses recent trends in medical malpractice claim frequency and severity.

March 26, 2017, Albuquerque Journal
High Court Ruling Applauded
Stephen H. Haynes, MD, chairman of The Doctors Company's New Mexico Physician Advisory Board, praises a recent decision by the New Mexico Supreme Court that recognizes that cross-border medical services in Texas are essential to New Mexico residents. The Doctors Company worked on behalf of this case to ensure the scales of justice were balanced in favor of the practice of good medicine.

March 16, 2017, Healthcare Finance News
Breaking Down the Financial Toll of Healthcare Data Breaches
Craig Musgrave, CIO of The Doctors Company, and Devin O'Brien, senior counsel at The Doctors Company, discuss the financial toll hospitals and medical practices face after a data breach.

March 13, 2017, KevinMD.com
It’s Time to Reset the Medical Malpractice Insurance Conversation
In this article, Richard E. Anderson, MD, chairman and CEO, gives his perspective on why The Doctors Company believes it is important to “take the ‘mal’ out of malpractice.”

March 10, 2017, Napa Valley Register
Queen of the Valley Nurses Trained in Stroke Assessment
This article discusses how an $88,020 grant from The Doctors Company Foundation helped train 450 nurses in stroke assessment at Queen of the Valley Medical Center in Napa, California.

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