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.

Sep 01, 2023
Industry and Company News
Announcements in the third quarter of 2023: an appointment to our Board of Governors, the passing of a co-founding board member, and the results of our 2022 Member Experience Survey.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Aug 01, 2023
Advanced Practice Clinicians: A Preventive Action and Loss Reduction Guide
Depending on the state, an APC may be permitted to practice autonomously, as part of a collaborative agreement, or under the supervision of a physician. Regardless of an APC’s practice status or employment arrangement, however, all individuals can be held liable for their own acts of negligence. Our preventive action and loss reduction guide can help APCs in every practice environment.

Jun 25, 2020
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Healthcare
This video series explores how artificial intelligence (AI) will change the future of healthcare. Eric Topol, MD, cardiologist, founder and director of The Scripps Research Translational Institute, and author of “Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again," offers unique insight on how AI can return the humanity to medicine and strengthen the patient-physician relationship.

Professional Education
The Need for Close Monitoring in Hyponatremia: Osmotic Demyelination Syndrome
In reviewing closed malpractice claims, The Doctors Company identified mismanagement of sodium levels during correction of severe hyponatremia as a serious problem that can result in catastrophic permanent neurological injury due to osmotic demyelination syndrome (also known as central pontine myelinolysis). This article highlights the importance of close monitoring of sodium levels during correction of severe hyponatremia, with a slow and controlled pace of sodium correction. Contributing factors discussed include clinical judgment with regard to rate of rise of sodium levels, patient monitoring, choice of practice setting, and communication between providers, especially at points of transition in care.

June 16, 2023, KevinMD
Unveiling the Hidden Impact of Social Inflation: Soaring Costs for Medical Professionals Revealed
Robert White, President of The Doctors Company and TDC Group, discusses the hidden impact of social inflation on costs for medical professionals.

Robert E. White Jr. Named Chief Operating Officer of TDC Group
The TDC Group of companies (TDC Group), the nation’s largest physician-owned provider of insurance, risk management, and healthcare practice improvement solutions, announced today that Robert E. White Jr. has been promoted to chief operating officer (COO), reporting to Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO.

AM Best Affirms The Doctors Company’s ‘A’ Excellent Financial Rating
AM Best has affirmed The Doctors Company's financial strength rating (FSR) of A (Excellent) and its long-term issuer credit rating (ICR) of "a+”. The outlook of these ratings is stable.

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.