July 1, 2019 by matray

AMA Abortion Lawsuit Puts Doctors In The Thick Of Debate Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota to block two abortion-related laws, the latest signal the doctors’ group is shifting to a more aggressive stance as the Trump administration and state conservatives ratchet up… Continue reading...

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Center For Justice & Democracy Releases New Briefing Book — Medical Malpractice: By The Numbers

June 20, 2019 by matray

The Center for Justice & Democracy at New York Law School (CJ&D) today released the 12th update to its MedicalMalpractice: By The Numbers briefing book. The fully-sourced, 172-page volume includes the latest statistics and research on issues related to medical malpractice, including more than 500 footnotes linking to original sources.… Continue reading...

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Webinar: The Growing Cost of Defending Medical Malpractice Claims and How to Reverse the Trend for Doctors, Hospitals and Insurance Companies

June 12, 2019 by matray

During the past fifteen years, the number of malpractice claims filed has dropped significantly (as much as 27% according to the CRICO 2018 CBS Benchmarking Report). That's good news for insurance companies, doctors and hospitals. But while the frequency of claims went down, the cost of defending a malpractice lawsuit… Continue reading...

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PRI of New York Partners with CRICO Strategies to Become Newest Member of its National Comparative Benchmarking System

April 2, 2019 by matray

CRICO Strategies recently announced a newly-signed agreement with Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) of New York to become the newest member of its national Comparative Benchmarking System. With more than 35 years as an admitted insurer, PRI currently insures more than 8,000 healthcare providers and facilities. PRI’s partnership with CRICO Strategies… Continue reading...

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Financial Analysis of the Medical Malpractice Insurance Industry — Third Quarter 2018

February 22, 2019 by matray

This new video series from Medical Liability Monitor takes a quarterly, deep-dive look at the financial health of the medical malpractice insurance industry. These videos give our subscribers and the greater healthcare community all the necessary information to understand the current financial health of the medical professional liability (medical malpractice)… Continue reading...

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Don’t Miss the PLUS 2019 Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium: March 12-13 in Chicago

February 18, 2019 by matray

The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) is once again hosting its annual Healthcare & Medical PL Symposium at Chicago’s Loews Hotel on March 12-13, 2019. The Symposium brings together speakers, sponsors and a vast network of professionals focused on big topics within the MPL market. “The healthcare market is quickly… Continue reading...

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Physicians Insurance teams with Milliman Datalytics-Defense to Apply Machine-Learning to Claims Management Strategies

December 6, 2018 by matray

Milliman, Inc., a global consulting and actuarial firm, recently announced that Physicians Insurance A Mutual Company has selected Milliman Datalytics-Defense as its advanced analytics legal management platform for processing defense cost invoices. Milliman Datalytics-Defense employs data mining algorithms and machine learning to help insurers and self-insureds detect patterns in attorney billing… Continue reading...

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Willow Risk Advisors Partners with the American Society Interventional Pain Management to Launch Medical Malpractice Insurance Program Exclusively for Its Members

November 16, 2018 by matray

Willow Risk Advisors announced a partnership with American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) for an exclusive medical professional liability insurance program available to its members. In an effort to further increase value to its physician members, The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP) endorsed Willow Risk Advisors as… Continue reading...

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QBE North America Creates New Healthcare Unit

October 22, 2018 by matray

Specialist insurer QBE North America has created a new healthcare unit that will be led by Cindy Oard, senior vice president, underwriting leader. The unit, QBE Integrated Advantage for Healthcare, is comprised of healthcare professionals in underwriting, claims, and risk solutions. The team will provide a multi-line solution, including management… Continue reading...

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Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers Renews Exclusive Agreement with MagnaCare

August 8, 2018 by matray

Physicians' Reciprocal Insurers ("PRI"), an admitted medical malpractice insurer in New York State, announced the renewal of a cooperative agreement, first established in 1998, with MagnaCare, a full-service health plan administrator based in New York. Under the agreement, full-time physicians associated with MagnaCare will receive a 7 percent discount off their malpractice… Continue reading...

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