Napa, California, and Waltham, Massachusetts—March 21, 2013—The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest medical malpractice insurer, and QuantiaMD, the largest social learning and collaboration platform for physicians, announced today a partnership that will give physicians expanded opportunities to collaborate on patient safety and medical malpractice issues presented by industry experts.
Physicians who are members of QuantiaMD’s online physician community and collaboration platform can now access The Doctors Company’s page, where they will find the latest articles and videos by industry experts on timely patient safety and malpractice issues. Currently, the page features “Pending Malpractice Claims Consume Physicians’ Careers,” a video by Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, and “A Tragic Lesson in Drug Safety,” with David B. Troxel, MD, medical director of The Doctors Company. Physicians have the ability to share insights with each other about these topics of concern to health care professionals.
“As the industry leader in social media, The Doctors Company is proud to offer another opportunity for physicians to connect and collaborate on patient safety and medical malpractice issues,” said Stacy Schultz, vice president of marketing for The Doctors Company. “Through this collaborative platform, we are providing QuantiaMD’s 170,000 members with insights from health care industry experts that we anticipate will generate comment and knowledge sharing.”
“We are thrilled to be working with The Doctors Company in such an innovative way, applying social technologies to help physicians learn and collaborate across the country,” said Eric Schultz, executive chairman of QuantiaMD. “We look forward to adding even more industry-leading patient safety tools and content to The Doctors Company brand page over the coming weeks.”
QuantiaMD, the largest social learning and collaboration platform for physicians, is transforming the way health care is delivered. By applying the latest social technologies to medicine, QuantiaMD is modernizing how physicians work together and interact with the major participants in health care, including hospitals, ACOs, and life sciences companies. On QuantiaMD, 170,000+ physicians share real-life experiences from clinical practices nationwide, in minutes, and engage directly with health care institutions to meet a variety of objectives that reduce costs and improve the quality of care. Built from the ground up for how physicians practice today, QuantiaMD’s scalable platform is fully mobile, secure, and easy-to-use. To learn more, visit www.QuantiaMD.com. For client solutions, visit www.QuantiaMD.com/clientsolutions.
About The Doctors Company
Founded by doctors for doctors in 1976, The Doctors Company (www.thedoctors.com) is relentlessly committed to advancing, protecting, and rewarding the practice of good medicine. The Doctors Company is the nation’s largest medical malpractice insurer, with 73,000 members and $4 billion in assets, and is rated A by A.M. Best Company and Fitch Ratings.
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