Monthly Archives: October 2017

Malpractice Claims Involving Electronic Health Records on the Rise

Malpractice claims in which the use of electronic health records (EHRs) contributed to patient injury have increased continuously during the past decade, according to a study released today by The Doctors Company. The study reveals that claims in which EHRs are a … Continue reading

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Medical Liability Monitor’s 2017 Annual Rate Survey Indicates a 1.1 Average Rate Decrease Among Medical Malpractice Insurers Despite Underwriting Challenges

Chicago — According to just-released data from the 2017 Medical Liability Monitor Annual Rate Survey, the medical professional liability (medical malpractice) insurance industry’s collective mature, base-rate premiums experienced an overall average decrease of 1.1 percent from last year. More specifically, … Continue reading

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MedPro Group Announces Acquisition of Leading UK Provider of Contractual Medical Indemnity Insurance

Berkshire Hathaway International Insurance Limited (BHIIL) and MedPro Group Inc. (MedPro) announced today the addition of Premium Medical Protection Ltd. (PMP) to the Berkshire Hathaway group of healthcare liability companies. BHIIL, MedPro and PMP have been working together since 2014 … Continue reading

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The Doctors Company Hires New Head of Underwriting

The Doctors Company announced today the selection of Crystal R. Brown as senior vice president of underwriting, effective immediately. In her new role, Brown leads the company’s underwriting operations nationally, reporting directly to Bill Fleming, TDC’s chief operating officer. Brown … Continue reading

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Demotech Upgrades Conventus Inter-Insurance Exchange FSR to “A”

Conventus Inter-Insurance Exchange, a New Jersey medical malpractice insurer, announced that the Demotech Financial Stability Rating (FSR) assigned to it has been upgraded to A (A Double Prime), Unsurpassed. This is Demotech’s highest FSR, assigned to insurers who possess exceptional financial stability … Continue reading

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