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June 10, 2017, The Washington Post
Is Your Surgeon Double-Booked?
In this article about concurrent surgeries, Robin Diamond, senior vice president for patient safety and risk management at the Doctors Company, discusses why adequate informed consent is essential.

June 28, 2017, Insurance Journal
Commentary: Florida High Court Med Mal Award Cap Ruling Ignores Market History
Robert White, senior vice president and regional operating officer at The Doctors Company, discusses the Florida Supreme Court ruling and explains why the disappointing decision is not an unexpected one.

June 26, 2017, Becker's Hospital Review
Survey Reveals Lack of Training and Standardization with Medical Scribes
This article on the risks of using medical scribes features data from a national survey of The Doctors Company's members.

June 12, 2017, Physicians Practice
Five EHR-Related Medical Malpractice Landmines
This article features David B. Troxel, MD, medical director, who discusses the EHR-related liability risks identified in The Doctors Company’s closed claims study.

June 10, 2017, Medical Economics
Tips for Physicians to Purchase the Right Malpractice Insurance
This guide for doctors on purchasing malpractice insurance includes insights from Bill Fleming, chief operating officer of The Doctors Company.

June 6, 2017, Physicians Practice
What to Do When You Are Sued for Malpractice
In this article, Doug McCullough, Esq., assistant vice president of claims for The Doctors Company, discusses the steps doctors should take when faced with a medical malpractice lawsuit.

May 17, 2017, Medscape
Malpractice Dangers in the Patient Handoff
This article on the risks of poor communication during handoffs features data from The Doctors Company's Hospitalist Closed Claims Study and insights from Darrell Ranum, VP of Patient Safety.

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.

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