The Doctors Company Announces $10 Million Member Dividend

April 5, 2019 by matray

The Doctors Company has declared a 2019 premium dividend of approximately $10 million, bringing the total amount paid out in dividends to more than $425 million. “We are proud to once again reward our members with a strong dividend,” said Richard E. Anderson, MD, FACP, chairman and CEO of The… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Appoints Ellen H. Masterson to Board of Governors

April 3, 2019 by matray

The Doctors Company has appointed Ellen H. Masterson, MBA, CPA, to its Board of Governors. Masterson has served as a senior partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), where she held both U.S. and global leadership roles and worked with business leaders throughout the PwC network of firms in 144 countries, following… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Now Using Milliman Datalytics-Defense’s AI platform for Claims-Defense Management

January 17, 2019 by matray

Milliman Inc., a global consulting and actuarial firm, announced that The Doctors Company has implemented Milliman Datalytics-Defense as its advanced analytics legal management platform for processing defense cost invoices. The choice of Datalytics-Defense lets The Doctors Company collaborate with defense counsel to use best practices for defense strategy through artificial… Continue reading...

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Surgeon General to Address The Doctors Company’s National Summit of Healthcare Leaders Today

August 9, 2018 by matray

The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will address nearly 100 of the nation's top healthcare leaders today, as the keynote speaker of The Doctors Company's annual Executive Advisory Board meeting. Adams will focus on the need for government/business partnerships to achieve better healthcare, steps… Continue reading...

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Specialized Insurance Available for Fertility Medicine Practitioners through The Doctors Company

July 25, 2018 by matray

Qualified reproductive endocrinologists and infertility specialists (REIs) and their in vitro fertilization (IVF) labs who are members of The Doctors Company are eligible for the REI Protect Program, a highly specialized risk management program founded by Steven L. Katz, MD, a specialist in this field for more than 20 years.… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Names New Senior Vice President of Patient Safety and Risk Management

July 16, 2018 by matray

The Doctors Company today announced the selection of Kerin Torpey Bashaw, MPH, BSN, RN, as senior vice president of patient safety and risk management. Bashaw reports directly to Bill Fleming, chief operating officer. Bashaw brings more than 20 years of experience to her new role. She has held a variety… Continue reading...

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New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons Selects The Doctors Company as Exclusive Partner

June 18, 2018 by matray

The New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYSSPS) Executive Council has chosen The Doctors Company as the exclusively endorsed medical malpractice insurer for its members. “We chose to endorse The Doctors Company because as an organization founded and led by physicians and owned by members, they share our commitment… Continue reading...

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Fitch Ratings Affirms ‘A’ Ratings, ‘Stable’ Outlook for The Doctors Company

June 18, 2018 by matray

Fitch Ratings has affirmed its “A” (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings for The Doctors Company and its wholly owned insurance subsidiaries. Fitch also announced that the rating outlook for all ratings is “Stable.” Fitch stated that the ratings are based on The Doctors Company’s historically strong profitability and underwriting… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Names New Senior Vice President of Claims

April 26, 2018 by matray

The Doctors Company has promoted Catherine Shutack to the position of senior vice president of claims. In her new role, Shutack oversees the claims function throughout all 50 states for The Doctors Company. She reports directly to Bill Fleming, chief operating officer. “As service is the number one priority of… Continue reading...

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Malpractice Claims Involving Electronic Health Records on the Rise

October 16, 2017 by matray

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 factor grew from just two between 2007 and 2010 to 161 from… Continue reading...

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