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December 24, 2019, Medical Economics
Top Challenges Number 6: Avoiding a Lawsuit
In this article, Darrell Ranum, vice president of patient safety and risk management at The Doctors Company, discusses how vital a trusting patient-doctor relationship is for communication and patient safety, supported by data from The Doctors Company’s closed claims study.

December 20, 2019, HealthLeaders
Preoperative Assessments Key Factor in Anesthesia Malpractice Claims
This article features findings from The Doctors Company’s Anesthesia Closed Claims Study.

December 19, 2019, Medscape
The Elephant in the Operating Room: The Surgeon-Anesthesiologist Relationship
This article features Rich Cahill, vice president and associate general counsel of The Doctors Company, who stresses the need for good communication between the anesthesiologist and the surgeon and provides our data from the organization’s Anesthesia Closed Claims Study on how poor communication between providers can be a factor in medical malpractice cases.

December 11, 2019, HealthManagement.org
Malpractice: CT Scan Reading Errors Cause Patient Injury
Darrell Ranum, vice president of patient safety and risk management at The Doctors Company, discusses findings from The Doctors Company’s Radiology Closed Claims Study.

December 06, 2019, Health Data Management
CT Scan Read Errors a Leading Cause of Patient Injury
This article features data-driven insights from The Doctors Company’s Radiology Closed Claims Study.

December 05, 2019, Radiology Business
Misinterpretation of Scans the Leading Cause of Radiologist Malpractice Claims, Analysis Finds
In this article, Darrell Ranum, vice president of patient safety and risk management of The Doctors Company, addresses key findings from the organization’s Radiology Closed Claims Study.

December 05, 2019, Orlando Medical News
Electronic Health Records Continue to Lead to Medical Malpractice Suits
Darrell Ranum, vice president of patient safety and risk management at The Doctors Company, shares data-driven insights from The Doctors Company’s Electronic Health Record Closed Claims Study.

December 04, 2019, AuntMinnie.com
Misinterpreted CT Scans Leading Cause of Malpractice
This article features Darrell Ranum, vice president of patient safety and risk management of The Doctors Company, who discusses the findings of the organization’s Radiology Closed Claims Study.

December 03, 2019
Healthcare Organisations Will Increase Use of Captives, Predicts The Doctors Company
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company, Bill Fleming, chief operating officer of The Doctors Company, and Robert Kauffman, president of Healthcare Risk Advisors (HRA), discuss the changing climate of commercial medical malpractice insurance. The insights are what prompted The Doctors Company to acquire Hospitals Insurance Company and FOJP Service Corporation, forming HRA.

November 01, 2019, Business Insurance
Who’s in Charge Here? Doctors Should View AI as a Tool
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company, discusses how adverse outcomes influenced by artificial intelligence expose physicians and practices to potential legal liability.

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