MPL Association: Good Samaritan Professionals Act Would Offer Protections for Medical Volunteers Assisting with COVID-19 and Preserve Patient Rights

March 20, 2020 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability Association (MPL Association) president and CEO Brian K. Atchinson issued the following statement about (H.R. 6283), the Good Samaritan Health Professionals Act that was introduced by Representatives Raul Ruiz, MD (D-CA) and Larry Bucshon, MD (R-IN): “During this time of pandemic and in other times of… Continue reading...

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Medical Professional Liability Association Cancels Leadership Forum and Annual Conference

March 18, 2020 by matray

Statement from the Medical Professional Liability Association: The MPL Association has been actively monitoring evolving developments related to the coronavirus. Based on new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the District of Columbia government, the MPL Association Leadership Forum and Annual Conference scheduled for May… 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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Gloria Everett to Receive 2019 MPL Association Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland

April 25, 2019 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association will recognize Gloria Everett, president and CEO of The Mutual, as the recipient of the 2019 Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland. The award will be presented on Thursday, May 16, at the 2019 MPL Association Conference in Portland, Ore. Everett is… Continue reading...

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Call on Your Senator to Protect Good Samaritan Language in Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Reauthorization Act

August 8, 2018 by matray

Editor's note: the following call to action is from Protect Patient's Now, a national advocacy coalition working to enact medical liability reform at the federal level. Protect Patients Now needs your help in support of an important, bi-partisan medical liability reform bill making its way through Congress. The Senate Health, Education,… Continue reading...

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