April 01, 2023, Chicago Medicine
Lessons in Preventing Button Battery Injuries
This article by Patti L. Ellis, RN, CPHRM, Patient Safety Risk Manager II, The Doctors Company, discusses important lessons learned and risk prevention strategies for button battery ingestion in children.

Jun 17, 2022
RCA2: Panel Report on Improving Root Cause Analyses and Actions to Prevent Harm
James P. Bagian, MD, PE, member of The Doctors Company Board of Governors, co-chaired a panel with the National Patient Safety Foundation to improve how we can learn from adverse events and unsafe conditions and take action to prevent their occurrence in the future.

Oct 18, 2022
Moderate or Conscious Sedation in the Office Setting
Julie Brightwell, JD, RN, Director, Healthcare System Patient Safety, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management
Prevent patient injury when providing moderate sedation in the office by incorporating these patient safety and practice improvement strategies.

Oct 30, 2023
Should You Offer Your Services as a Paid Clinical Expert?
Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company
Consider these key questions before deciding to accept the role of paid expert witness. Functioning as an expert witness is not a role to be entered into lightly.

Mar 07, 2023
Building a Culture of Safety in Healthcare, Part Three: Human Factors Engineering
David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS, Chief Medical Officer, The Doctors Company and TDC Group; Senior Vice President, Healthcare Risk Advisors
In the third installment of his four-part series on safety culture, Dr. David Feldman discusses the benefits of human factors engineering.
From The Doctor’s Advocate

Patient Communication Insight
The Patient Communication INSIGHT (PCI) program is a voluntary, structured, hands-on initiative that focuses on improving communication and engagement between providers, patients, and their families in ambulatory care settings.

Feb 01, 2023
The Doctors Company’s Commitment to Addressing Clinician Burnout
We are committed to helping reverse the trends associated with clinician burnout by sharing information and tools that address some of the known causes.

Best Imaginable Service for Our Members
Providing superior service is more than a best practice for us, it’s at the core of who we are. And according to the exceptional rankings we’ve received across multiple categories of support in our Member Experience Survey, our members agree.

Mar 04, 2024
Combating Workplace Violence in the Healthcare Office Practice
Julia N. Goldman, JD, Associate Attorney, Goldman Law Firm
Attorney Julia Goldman outlines strategies for implementing an effective plan to combat workplace violence.
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.