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November 01, 2023, Healthcare Risk Management
How to Identify and Defend Against Malicious Lawsuits
Richard F. Cahill, Esq., Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company, part of TDC Group, discusses common concerns healthcare professionals have when it comes to disgruntled patients and malicious lawsuits.

Nov 29, 2021
Complimentary CME: Risks of Treating Family and Friends
Physicians who treat family and friends must consider how their personal bond with the patient may affect the provider-patient relationship and the standard of care.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Dec 09, 2022
Training Shortages Post-Roe: Medical Careers, Accreditation, and Patient Safety at Risk
The short-term disruptions faced by many medical professionals in the wake of the Dobbs decision, which overturned Roe v. Wade, have partially obscured a looming crisis in access to training.

The Tribute Plan
Unlike commercial insurance companies, which look for ways to reward shareholders, The Doctors Company is dedicated to rewarding our members. In 2007 we created the Tribute® Plan, an unrivaled financial benefit that rewards you and your fellow physicians for your loyalty and dedication to superior patient care.

Dec 01, 2022
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part Two: Teamwork
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, The Doctors Company and TDC Group; Senior Vice President, Healthcare Risk Advisors
Teamwork and communication are essential components of patient safety. In the second installment of his four-part series on safety culture, Chief Medical Officer David L. Feldman, MD, identifies best practices in communication to facilitate teamwork.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Mar 13, 2023
Patient Safety Strategies for Gastroenterologists
Lisa McCorkle, MSN, CPHRM, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
Gastroenterologists can reduce potential liability with strategies that include conducting a thorough preprocedure patient evaluation and matching the facility and setting to the patient.

Jun 09, 2021
Prevent, Communicate, Document: Medical Malpractice Data Help Us Manage Risk
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, The Doctors Company, and for the TDC Group of Companies
Medical malpractice data provide a rich source of information, offering insights into high-risk specialties, medical conditions, and procedures that result in claims.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Jun 05, 2023
Cultural Diversity in Healthcare: Strategies for Culturally Appropriate Patient Care
Sue Boisvert, BSN, MHSA, Senior Patient Safety Risk Manager, The Doctors Company
A practitioner’s ability to understand and interact effectively with people from other cultures is critically important to helping to achieve health equity for all patients.