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June 22, 2022, Medscape
Malpractice Case: What Could Have Prevented This Severe Stroke Outcome?
Our case study, published by Medscape, illustrates how differing opinions by remote and in-person physicians—followed by system breakdowns—can waste critical time and end in unfortunate results.

June 10, 2022, Medscape
'My Malpractice Insurance Doubled!' Why, When Fewer Patients Are Suing?
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is among those quoted on why severity is the reason premiums are up even though the number of claims is down.

June 02, 2022, Northbay Business Journal
California Medical Malpractice Bill Fends Off Battles Over Damage Limits
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is among experts quoted on the legislative changes to the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act.

May 02, 2022, New York Daily News
What We Owe Long COVID Patients
In this co-authored opinion piece, Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, and Dr. Zijian Chen, Medical Director of the Mount Sinai Center for Post-COVID Care, discuss patients suffering from long COVID and what healthcare providers can do to help them.

April 26, 2022, Medscape
Malpractice Case: Did Error Cause Neurologic Impairment?
Our case study, published by Medscape, illustrates the importance of taking escalating risks seriously and emphasizes the value of early communication among healthcare providers.

April 25, 2022, Nashville Medical News
As Corporate Entities Enter Healthcare, Practices Can Respond via Patient-Centered Care
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses the involvement of large non-legacy corporate entities in healthcare and how it will impact how all clinicians provide healthcare.

April 13, 2022, Medical Economics
Why Patients Sue Their Doctor
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, details why most lawsuits occur due to patient frustration with not getting answers to their questions regarding an unexpected outcome.

April 12, 2022, Medical Economics
How Doctors Can Minimize Their Chances of Being Sued for Malpractice
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses why thorough, accurate documentation is a doctor’s best defense against malpractice suits.

April 11, 2022, Medical Economics
What Can Slow the Rise in Malpractice Rates?
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, talks how capping awards for pain and suffering would affect very few people while helping slow the rise in malpractice premiums.

April 08, 2022, Medical Economics
COVID-19’s Impact on Malpractice Premiums
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, explains why the COVID-19 pandemic has produced far fewer malpractice claims than originally expected.

April 07, 2022, Medical Economics
Which Specialties Are Seeing the Biggest Malpractice Premium Increases?
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses how malpractice rates generally are more stable in primary care than other specialties.

April 06, 2022, Medical Economics
Regional Variations in Malpractice Premium Increases
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, details why malpractice premium increases vary according to location and specialty.

April 05, 2022, Medical Economics
The Financial Health of Malpractice Insurers
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, notes that malpractice insurance companies have been paying more in settlements than they are collecting in premiums, forcing them to raise premiums.

April 04, 2022, Medical Economics
How the Tactics of Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Have Evolved
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, explains that malpractice lawsuits now seek to punish wrongdoers, not just provide compensation to those harmed by malpractice.

April 01, 2022, Medical Economics
The Impact of Large Jury Awards
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, describes how large malpractice awards affect claims in similar cases.

March 31, 2022, Medical Economics
Trends in Malpractice Awards
Robert E. White Jr., Chief Operating Officer of TDC Group, discusses the rising cost of medical malpractice premiums and the trends in malpractice awards.

March 30, 2022, Medical Economics
Why Malpractice Insurance Premiums Are Rising
Robert E. White, Jr., Chief Operating Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, explains what’s behind recent increases in physicians’ malpractice insurance rates.

March 16, 2022, Orlando Medical News
As Corporate Entities Enter Healthcare, Practices Can Respond via Patient-Centered Care
Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses the involvement of large non-legacy corporate entities in healthcare and how it will impact how all clinicians provide healthcare.

March 14, 2022, KevinMD
Tackling Trial Delays, Social Inflation, and Skeptical Jurors in a Pandemic World
Marco Spadacenta, Senior Vice President of Claims for The Doctors Company, discusses the changing face of trials and jurors and suggests what can be done in light of these changes to successfully defend physicians in medical malpractice cases.

February 04, 2022, Medscape
Oncologists in Malpractice Suits: Less Than Other Specialties
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, is among experts quoted in this article about delays in diagnosing new cancer cases due to COVID-19.

February 04, 2022, Medscape
Malpractice Case: Did Misplaced Test Result Lead to Death?
In this Medscape article, find two malpractice claims case studies from The Doctors Company. One case covers a misplaced test result with a pediatrician and a cardiologist, and the other involves an obstetrician and a missed opportunity to document the risk factors with a particular patient.

January 31, 2022, Medscape
Medscape Ob/Gyn Malpractice Report 2021
Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, notes why ob/gyn carries significant financial exposure with lawsuits.

January 27, 2022, Medscape
Medscape Radiologist Malpractice Report 2021
Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, comments on the number of lawsuits resulting from COVID-19.

January 27, 2022, Medscape
Medscape Psychiatrist Malpractice Report 2021
Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, is quoted on why many psychiatrists have not reported being sued for a COVID-19–related allegation.

January 27, 2022, Medscape
Medscape Anesthesiologist Malpractice Report 2021
Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, is among experts quoted on why radiologists are not frequent targets of a malpractice suit.

January 27, 2022, Medscape
Medscape Orthopedist Malpractice Report 2021
Peter Kolbert, JD, Senior Vice President of Claim and Litigation Services for Healthcare Risk Advisors, part of TDC Group, is among experts quoted on why orthopedists face malpractice lawsuits.

January 24, 2022, Healthcare Business Today
What U.S. Healthcare Will Look Like in 2032
In this article, Healthcare Business Today features our TDC Group white paper on the future of healthcare and details several of our 10 predictions. The predictions covered include the rising cost of healthcare, large non-legacy corporate entities delivering healthcare, the role of advanced practice clinicians, digital advances, electronic health records, and practicing telehealth across state lines.

January 17, 2022, Merritt Hawkins
10 Physician Trends to Know in 2022
In this Merritt Hawkins article, three experts representing both The Doctors Company and TDC Group are extensively quoted on the top trends affecting medical practices. Richard E. Anderson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, discusses medical practices becoming more consumer-oriented. Laura Kline, MBA, CPCU, Senior Vice President of Business Development, notes how advanced practice clinicians will become the primary care providers for many Americans. David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, predicts that federal legislation will be introduced to further facilitate telehealth across the country.