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Top 5 Reasons Doctors Become “Non-Standard Physicians”
Non-standard physicians and surgeons are practicing doctors who have had claims frequency or severity issues, board actions or have been previously or are currently on probation. It can often be difficult for non-standard physicians to find affordable malpractice insurance coverage because they are considered a higher risk by insurance companies. Typically, a doctor remains in Continue Reading »
Do most physicians have a plan for proactive risk management?
Good doctors not only treat what ails their patients, they also educate and encourage their patients to take steps – like nutrition and exercise — that will hopefully prevent illnesses. The same goes for physicians and their practices – smart physicians develop strategies to control risks and improve patient safety. They also plan for the Continue Reading »
As Physicians Change Jobs, A Stand-Alone Tail Policy May Be the Best Option.
Maintaining seamless malpractice coverage is a critical issue for all physicians. Over the last several years this has become a particularly challenging issue as physicians’ job opportunities became more transient in nature. Faced with a seemingly endless array of employment opportunities, many doctors can now choose when and where they work. The explosion of hospitalist Continue Reading »
Teleradiology and Telemedicine – Be Sure Additional Malpractice Risks Are Covered.
Teleradiology and telemedicine have increasingly become more popular as more and more hospitals and independent imaging centers have begun to outsource their radiology work to independent practitioners. These practitioners operate from remote locations, with some based in the same city but many based in distant states or even overseas. Telemedicine has advantages for hospitals, doctors Continue Reading »