Monthly Archives: November 2017

Cooperative of American Physicians Promotes Two Members of its Risk Management Team

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) announced that it has promoted vice president Ann Whitehead, RN, JD, to lead its Risk Management & Patient Safety Department. In a concurrent announcement, the organization made known that Kimberly L. Danebrock, JD, BSN, RN, … Continue reading

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Paul Darcy, MD, Elected Chairman of CMIC Underwriting Committee at Company Board Meeting

CMIC Group, a member-owned medical professional liability insurance provider, recently appointed CMIC board member Paul Darcy, MD, as chairman of the Underwriting Committee. “Dr. Darcy is a highly skilled, experienced and well-respected physician whose attributes will benefit not only the … Continue reading

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Medscape Malpractice Report 2017 Finds the Majority of Physicians Sued

The majority (55 percent) of U.S. physicians have been sued, and nearly half of them more than once, according to the results of Medscape’s Physician Malpractice Report 2017.  The survey of 4,000 doctors across more than 25 specialties was published online today. This … Continue reading

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Alera Group Acquires Medical Liability Insurance Brokerage Flagship Healthcare

Alera Group — an Illinois-based specialists in employee benefits, property and casualty, risk management and wealth management — acquired Flagship Healthcare, a physician-owned insurance brokerage specializing in professional liability insurance solutions for healthcare providers. The acquisition was effective Nov 1, 2017. Flagship Healthcare … Continue reading

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Edmund Schiavoni, MD Elected President of CMIC RRG Board of Directors

CMIC Group announced that Edmund Schiavoni, MD, has been elected president of the CMIC Risk Retention Group Board of Directors. “Dr. Schiavoni brings a wealth of knowledge and leadership experience to his new role on the CMIC RRG Board of … Continue reading

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ISMIE Expands Profile in Wisconsin

ISMIE Mutual Insurance Co. and ISMIE Indemnity announced plans yesterday for expanded product and service availability in Wisconsin. With a recently updated state rate filing, the companies will offer medical liability coverage for health professionals, groups and healthcare facilities. “ISMIE has … Continue reading

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Iowa Medical Society Endorses COPIC as Medical Professional Liability Insurance Carrier of Choice for its Members

The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) recently announced that COPIC was selected as the preferred medical professional liability insurance provider for its members and will serve as an IMS Strategic Partner. During the last year, IMS has worked closely with COPIC on … Continue reading

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Cooperative of American Physicians Publishes Second Edition of ‘Medicine on Trial’

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) announced that seven years after the release of its highly popular Medicine on Trial, it has published a new second edition as an educational resource for its member physicians. Inspired by the positive response … Continue reading

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NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company announced that it is now offering coverage to healthcare professionals in Tennessee

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company announced that it is now offering coverage to healthcare professionals in Tennessee. This is the latest in NORCAL’s national expansion, which now reaches 39 states, including the District of Columbia. “We are excited to be a … Continue reading

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John Hornby, MD, Elected President and Chairman of CMIC Board of Directors

CMIC Group announced the election of John Hornby, MD, as the chairman and president of the CMIC Board of Directors. A CMIC policyholder since 1987 and a member of the CMIC Board of Directors since 2006, Hornby has a long … Continue reading

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