The Doctors Company Names Howard Mills to Board of Governors

May 16, 2019 by matray

The Doctors Company announced the appointment of Howard Mills to the Board of Governors. Mills is the former global insurance regulatory leader of Deloitte. Prior to joining Deloitte in 2007, he served as superintendent of the New York State Insurance Department (now known as the Department of Financial Services). He… Continue reading...

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Dawn C. Lantiere, RN, MSN, Joins CMIC Group Loss Prevention Department

May 15, 2019 by matray

CMIC Group announced that Dawn C. Lantiere, RN, MSN, has joined the Loss Prevention department as a senior loss prevention specialist. Lantiere, a registered nurse in Connecticut, has more than 18 years of experience in the nursing field. She most recently served as the assistant director of nursing at Masonicare… Continue reading...

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CAP Physicians Insurance Agency Appointed to The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club

May 10, 2019 by matray

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced that CAP Physicians Insurance Agency, Inc. (CAP Agency), a wholly owned subsidiary of CAP, has been appointed to The Hanover Insurance Group’s President’s Club, which recognizes elite independent insurance agencies from across the country. Agencies named to the company’s President’s Club… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company, UCSF Launch Novel Collaboration to Advance Patient Safety in the Digital Era

May 7, 2019 by matray

The Doctors Company and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), a top-ranked health system and medical school, today launched a new partnership at the intersection of digital medicine and patient safety. The Doctors Company’s commitment to advancing the practice of good medicine will be expanded through a $1 million… Continue reading...

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Overturns $350k Damage Cap

May 6, 2019 by matray

In a 5-3 opinion released on April 23, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the state’s $350,000 cap on recoverable non-economic damages is unconstitutional. According to the majority opinion in Beason v. I.E. Miller Services, Inc., the Court found the noneconomic damage cap to be an unconstitutional “special law” because… Continue reading...

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World Insurance Associates Acquires MPLI Agency the Joseph A. Britton Agency

May 2, 2019 by matray

World Insurance Associates LLC, an independent insurance agency headquartered in Tinton Falls, N.J., acquired the Joseph A. Britton Agency, Inc. of Mountainside, N.J., on April 1, 2019. The Joseph A. Britton Agency is a healthcare and professional liability insurance agency that services the needs of healthcare practices in New Jersey,… Continue reading...

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American Association for Physician Leadership Acquires Greenbranch Publishing

May 2, 2019 by matray

The American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL), an organization dedicated to lifelong professional growth and support of physicians in healthcare leadership and management, announced today the acquisition of Greenbranch Publishing, based in Baltimore County, Md. Among the Greenbranch assets that AAPL will acquire as part of the acquisition include the… Continue reading...

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MPL Association Names Recipients of MPL Industry Defender Award

May 1, 2019 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association announced its intent to award Bertie Leigh, Esq., and Dan McLamb, Esq., with its “MPL Industry Defender Award.” The presentation is being held on Thursday, May 16, at the MPL Association Conference in Portland, Ore. Leigh and McLamb are being recognized for their exceptional… Continue reading...

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Quality Health Outcome Leaders to Speak at MPL Association Conference in Portland, Ore. — May 15-17

April 30, 2019 by matray

The MPL Association, the association representing the medical professional liability (MPL) community, today issued a reminder that its annual Conference will feature two of the leading voices on healthcare quality ratings: Leah Binder, president and chief executive officer, The Leapfrog Group, and Ben Harder, managing editor and chief, health analysis,… Continue reading...

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Register Now for ACI’s 18th Advanced Forum on Obstetric Malpractice Claims

April 25, 2019 by matray

Now in its 18th installment, American Conference Institute’s (ACI) Obstetric Malpractice Claims forum is back. A fully revamped agenda will include discussions on the latest developments with the cranial compression ischemic encephalopathy argument, the plaintiff and defense’s perspective on mother and child genetic testing, timing of an injury, opioid-related injuries,… Continue reading...

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