The Doctor’s Advocate

Our flagship publication, The Doctors Advocate, is a quarterly newsletter that contains timely information on patient safety topics, legislative updates, and the latest industry and company news.

Second Quarter 2018

Physician Burnout: Defining the Problems, Revealing the Solutions
Director's Forum

Team Synergy: A Critical Core Competency for Safe Care
An Ounce of Prevention

Judicial Review of Medical Liability Legislation
Government Relations Report

New CME/CE Courses Added Every Month

Improving Documentation of Patient Communication
Innovations in Patient Safety

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Second Quarter 2018

First Quarter 2018

Nurse Practitioner Closed Claims Study
Director's Forum

Nurse Practitioner Closed Claims: Risk Mitigation Strategies
An Ounce of Prevention

Damage Limits Protect Access to Healthcare
Government Relations Report

Training for Practice Managers and Other Staff

Foundation Grant Improves Hospitalist Communication
Foundation News

Leveraging Cardiology Data to Improve Care
Innovations in Patient Safety

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: First Quarter 2018

Fourth Quarter 2017

Electronic Health Record Closed Claims Study
Director's Forum

Teamwork Saves Lives in Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Shooting
An Ounce of Prevention

Social Inflation Increases Pressure on Medical Liability Limits
Government Relations Report

Foundation Gets Involved at Patient Safety Camp
Foundation News

New CME Series on Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Hospitalist Insights

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Fourth Quarter 2017

Third Quarter 2017

The Search for Mary Smith
Director's Forum

Obstetrical Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?
An Ounce of Prevention

Advocacy Update
Government Relations Report

Foundation Reaches Milestone
Foundation News

Groundbreaking Research Funded by the Foundation

New MACRA Practice Resource

Internal Medicine and Diagnosis Errors
Innovations in Patient Safety

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Third Quarter 2017

Second Quarter 2017

2017 Member Dividend Announced
From the Chairman

Prescribing Opioids Safely
Director's Forum

The Doctors Company Introduces a New CME Series
An Ounce of Prevention

Federal Medical Liability Reform: A Historical Perspective
Government Relations Report

The Doctors Company Foundation Changes Leadership
Foundation News

Data-Driven Insights: Fear to Act in Obstetrics
Innovations in Patient Safety

Tribute Plan 10-Year Anniversary

First Quarter 2017

Special Issue: Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic

San Diego Death Diaries

Analysis of Medication-Related Claims from The Doctors Company
Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic

Legislating the Opioid Epidemic
Prescription Opioid Abuse Epidemic

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Del Zotto’s Perspective
Case Studies

New Complimentary CME Course: Prescribing Opioids Safely

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: First Quarter 2017

Fourth Quarter 2016

The Doctor’s Advocate: One Way We’re Taking the Mal Out of Malpractice Insurance

Perspectives on the Future of Medicine
From the Chairman

The Doctor’s Dilemma
Director's Forum

Plastic Surgery Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?
An Ounce of Prevention

California Supreme Court Takes a Step to the Left
Government Relations Report

Foundation Supports Telluride Camp for Health Science Students
Foundation News

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Nye’s Perspective
Case Studies

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Fourth Quarter 2016

Third Quarter 2016

The Perils of Printing an Electronic Health Record
Director's Forum

Internal Medicine Closed Claims: What Can We Learn?
An Ounce of Prevention

Judicial Review of Medical Liability Legislation

Ransomware Attacks: HIPAA Burden Falls to the Hospital or Medical Practice

2016 Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards Announced
Foundation News

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Gupta’s Perspective
Case Studies

Wall Street Journal Reports on Malpractice Closed Claims Studies

New Partnership Helps Doctors Thrive in a Digital Environment

New Options for Earning Continuing Education Credits

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Third Quarter 2016

Second Quarter 2016

Obesity: A Common Comorbidity in Malpractice Claims
Director's Forum

Specialty Advisory Boards: Bringing Together Expertise
An Ounce of Prevention

Every Aspect of the Litigation Process Is Subject to Legislative Action
Government Relations Report

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Wuest’s Perspective
Case Studies

Industry and Company News
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Second Quarter 2016

First Quarter 2016

Analysis of Closed Hospitalist Claims
Director's Forum

Are Decisions Shared?
An Ounce of Prevention

The 2016 Election Is in Full Swing
Government Relations Report

Grants Awarded in 2015
Foundation News

Industry and Company News: First Quarter 2016
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: First Quarter 2016

Fourth Quarter 2015

New Early Warning Criteria Could Reduce Maternal Mortality
Director's Forum

Heed Those EHR Alerts
An Ounce of Prevention

Damage Caps and Equal Protection: Two States, Two Views
Government Relations Report

Seeking Entries for the 2016 Young Physicians Patient Safety Award
Foundation News

How Doctors Can Harness Social Media

Study Reveals Orthopedists Can Partner with Patients to Reduce Risks

New IOM Study Focuses on Improving Diagnosis in Healthcare

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Go’s Perspective
Case Studies

Industry and Company News: Fourth Quarter 2015
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Fourth Quarter 2015

Third Quarter 2015

Minimizing Surgical Errors
Director's Forum

Teamwork in the OR
An Ounce of Prevention

Why Handling Medical Malpractice Like Workers’ Comp Won’t End Lawsuits
Government Relations Report

Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards Announced
Foundation News

Sign Up for a Complimentary Webinar

What to Expect from Litigation: Dr. Michelin’s Perspective

Fraud Alert on Physician Compensation Arrangements

Industry and Company News: Third Quarter 2015
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Third Quarter 2015

Second Quarter 2015

A Claim Involving Childhood Vaccination
Director's Forum

MAC/Sedation Fires Increasing
An Ounce of Prevention

SGR Fix Includes Standard of Care Language
Government Relations Report

New Resources at www.thedoctors.com

Trending CME Topics

Studies Reveal Malpractice Claim Trends in Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics

What to Expect from Litigation
Case Studies

Meet Your CME Needs with Our Monthly Webinars

Industry and Company News: Second Quarter 2015
The Back Page

Tribute Plan Insert: Second Quarter 2015

First Quarter 2015

Analysis of EHR Contributing Factors in Medical Professional Liability Claims
Director's Forum

Analyzing Bowel Perforation Claims
An Ounce of Prevention

2014: Difficult Election Choices and Notable Legislation
Government Relations Report

2014 Member Experience Survey

Industry and Company News: First Quarter 2015
The Back Page

Fourth Quarter 2014

Editorial Comment on Maintenance of Certification
Director's Forum

Telemedicine: Emerging Risks
An Ounce of Prevention

Looking Ahead to 2015: Interstate Licensing
Politically Speaking

2015 Young Physicians Patient Safety Award
Foundation News

California Voters Reject Proposition 46

Industry and Company News: Fourth Quarter 2014
The Back Page

Third Quarter 2014

Diagnostic Error in Medical Practice by Specialty
Director's Forum

A Team Approach to Reducing Risk
An Ounce of Prevention

Latest News on Challenges to Caps on Noneconomic Damages
Politically Speaking

Patient Safety Alert: ACOG Releases Special Report

Young Physicians Patient Safety Awards Announced
Foundation News

Industry and Company News: Third Quarter 2014
The Back Page

Second Quarter 2014

SAFER Guides for Electronic Health Record Implementation and Use
Director's Forum

Why Accuracy Matters
An Ounce of Prevention

MICRA Update
Politically Speaking

Sign Up for Complimentary CME

Industry and Company News: Second Quarter 2014
The Back Page

First Quarter 2014

Integrated Delivery Systems: A Crucial Outgrowth of Healthcare Reform

An EMR-Related Claim
Director's Forum

Globalization and Counterfeit Drugs
An Ounce of Prevention

Federal Legislation
Politically Speaking

Earn Free CME Credits

Industry and Company News: First Quarter 2014
The Back Page

Fourth Quarter 2013

An Analysis of Orthopedic Claims
Director's Forum

Defective Devices
An Ounce of Prevention

Anti-MICRA Ballot Measure Filed; Oklahoma Special Session

New On-Demand CME Activity

Industry and Company News: Fourth Quarter 2013
The Back Page

Third Quarter 2013

A Perfect Storm
Director's Forum

The Rising Tide: Perils of Opioid Use
An Ounce of Prevention

Consumer Attorneys of California Attack MICRA
Politically Speaking

Ohio Physician Advisory Board Update

Young Physicians Receive Prestigious Patient Safety Award
Foundation News

Two New Ways to Earn Complimentary CME Credits

Industry and Company News: Third Quarter 2013
The Back Page

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