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December 22, 2021, Medscape
Malpractice Case: How Did Physicians Miss This Dangerous Abscess?
In this Medscape article, find two malpractice claims case studies from The Doctors Company. One case covers an abscess in the emergency department, and the other covers an internist failing to diagnose and treat an impending myocardial infarction.

December 22, 2021, Physician’s Weekly
Informed Consent: More Than Just Handing the Patient a Form to Sign
Informed consent is an essential element of medical care that physicians must not take lightly. In this article, Physician’s Weekly features a malpractice case from The Doctors Company involving informed consent in plastic surgery.

December 21, 2021, Health IT Answers
Digital Transformation in 2022
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is quoted on how critical progress in data integration will bring about major improvements in healthcare.

December 17, 2021, Health IT Answers
Will Patients Be Giving a Thumbs Up on Their Experiences in 2022?
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is quoted on how the cost of healthcare will continue to rise—and continue to be a hot-button issue—despite the increasing prevalence of value-based care models.

December 02, 2021, EHR Intelligence
Zoom Announces Cerner EHR Integration for Telehealth Services
Susan Boisvert, BSN, MHSA, Patient Safety Risk Manager II for The Doctors Company, is quoted in this article on how easy access to the EHR during a telehealth visit facilitates better care and rapport with the patient.

November 25, 2021, Medscape
Malpractice Case: What Really Killed This Patient? Experts Disagree
In this Medscape article, find a case study from The Doctors Company that highlights why solid preparation for the pre- and post-op care of patients is so important.

November 05, 2021, The Podcast by KevinMD
Mitigating Risks from Care During COVID-19
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is featured in this podcast and discusses the risks physicians face due to routine care being interrupted and almost universally disrupted at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 02, 2021, EHR Intelligence
How Telehealth, RPM Interoperability with EHR Systems Boosts Care
Susan Boisvert, Patient Safety Risk Manager for The Doctors Company, is quoted extensively in this article on how telehealth interoperability with EHR systems benefits patient engagement and patient care.

October 10, 2021, Physician’s Weekly
Oncologist Accountability for Pandemic-Related Delays in Diagnosis and Treatment
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is among experts quoted about where physicians may be most vulnerable to malpractice claims by cancer patients who delayed care.

October 05, 2021, Medical Economics
Avoiding Medical Malpractice Suits
Robert E. White Jr., Chief Operating Officer of TDC Group, is quoted extensively on medical malpractice suits and what physicians can do to avoid them.

September 20, 2021, Newswire
$56.5 Million in New Funding Available to Help State's Smallest Businesses Build Back From COVID-19 Pandemic
The Doctors Company is listed among the companies supporting the California Rebuilding Fund to help small businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 30, 2021, AiteNovarica Blog
CIO Profile: Deepika Srivastava
Deepika Srivastava, Chief Information Officer of TDC Group, notes that the insurance industry will operate very differently 10 years from now. She discusses what she sees as some of the biggest challenges ahead with technology’s role and the opportunities she sees to use technology to improve the business.

July 12, 2021, Business Insurance
View from the Top: Richard E. Anderson, The Doctors Company
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses the impact of the pandemic on medical malpractice claims, the increased pressure on doctors during the pandemic, the rise in the severity of medical malpractice losses, and risk management steps that can be taken to reduce physician exposures.

July 08, 2021, Medscape
Are Oncologists Liable for Pandemic-Related Treatment Delays?
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is among experts quoted on concerns that the number of malpractice claims related to care during the pandemic will rise.

June 22, 2021, The Podcast by KevinMD
Malpractice Claims from the COVID-19 Pandemic
Robert E. White Jr., chief operating officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses why we may not see a tidal wave of pandemic-related claims against physicians until 2022 or 2023, expresses his concern over physician burnout, and provides case examples of pandemic-related claims.

June 06, 2021, The Podcast by KevinMD
Artificial Intelligence, COVID-19, and the Future of Pandemics
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses how artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to create consistent recommendations during a pandemic, how it should be viewed as a consultant to clinicians, and why it is important to realize its potential in healthcare.

May 29, 2021, KevinMD
Mitigating Risks from Care During COVID-19
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company and leader of TDC Group, discusses the impact of delayed care that took place during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 01, 2021, Healthcare Risk Management
Diagnostic Errors Often Prompt Patients to Sue
Jacqueline Ross, RN, PhD, coding director of The Doctors Company, explains how diagnostic errors and failed communications prompt patients to sue.

April 05, 2021, Medical Economics
Your Future Telehealth Program: Building a Plan Beyond the Pandemic
Chad Anguilm, vice president of in-practice technology services with Medical Advantage, part of the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted on the importance of electronic health record (EHR) integration in telehealth systems, and the need for understanding clinical care and workflow.

April 02, 2021, Medscape
Liability Insurance Premiums Spike Across the US: AMA Report
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company and leader of the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted in this article on the rise of medical liability insurance premiums.

April 02, 2021, KevinMD
Malpractice Claims From the COVID-19 Pandemic: More Questions Than Answers
Robert E. White Jr., chief operating officer of The Doctors Company and leader of the TDC Group of companies, explains whether we will see an increase in malpractice claims as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 01, 2021, Healthcare Risk Management
Telemedicine Law Changes Confusing, but Waivers Protect During Pandemic
Chad Anguilm, vice president of in-practice technology services with Medical Advantage, part of the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted on recent federal legislation that allows for payments to be provided to physicians for treating Medicare patients with mental health issues.

March 31, 2021, Medical Economics
Medical Practices to Continue Using PPE and Telehealth After Pandemic: Survey
The Doctors Company conducted a survey of 652 physicians across more than 20 specialties and asked how they think their practice will change as a result of the pandemic. The results, published by “Medical Economics,” highlight how doctors plan to increase their use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and telehealth.

March 30, 2021, Part B News
Battling Burnout? Here Are Some Online Tools That Help
Robert Morton, assistant vice president of patient safety for The Doctors Company, is interviewed on how physicians can best battle burnout during COVID-19.

February 25, 2021, The Podcast by KevinMD
Interstate Licensure for Telehealth Can Fuel Medical Practice Growth
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, chief medical officer for The Doctors Company and for the TDC Group of companies, is featured on "The Podcast by KevinMD" discussing interstate licensing when practicing telehealth.

February 02, 2021, Business Insurance
Telehealth Advances Beyond Pandemic
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, chief medical officer for The Doctors Company and for the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted and provides commentary on telehealth beyond the pandemic.

February 02, 2021, Business Insurance
Improved Risk Management a Welcome Step Forward
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, chief medical officer for The Doctors Company and for the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted and notes how telemedicine provides the increased ability to create accurate medical records as the physician-patient encounter occurs.

January 25, 2021, Medscape
How Likely Are Malpractice Lawsuits From Treating COVID?
Peter Kolbert, senior vice president of claim and litigation services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of the TDC Group of companies, is among experts quoted in this article on how COVID-19 will affect malpractice lawsuits.

January 05, 2021, Medical Economics
New Medical Malpractice Risks Physicians Must Watch For
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, chief medical officer for The Doctors Company and for the TDC Group of companies, is featured in a video interview and speaks on the convergence of flu season with the COVID-19 pandemic, the risk of misdiagnosis during the pandemic, ways that physicians can protect themselves from liability risks, and the “silver linings” that the pandemic has brought, including the rise in the use of telehealth.