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Nov 16, 2020, 15:30 ET The Doctors Company Appoints Grace Vandecruze to Board of Governors

The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced the appointment of Grace Vandecruze, MBA, CPA, to...


Aug 12, 2020, 11:30 ET Telehealth's Risks to Physicians and Patients Examined in New White Paper

Telemedicine use skyrocketed during COVID-19—by the end of April, visits in the U.S. had risen to nearly one million per week. While telemedicine can ...


Aug 05, 2020, 11:30 ET Leading Healthcare Executives Discuss Their Experiences with COVID-19

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading healthcare executives will meet today in a two-hour virtual Executive Advisory Board meeting sponsored ...


Jun 09, 2020, 11:00 ET Risk Management Lessons Offered to Medical and Dental Practice Managers

Now is a critical time for practice managers to develop in-depth awareness about current risks—as new threats emerge during the COVID-19 pandemic. To ...


Apr 29, 2020, 09:30 ET Fitch Ratings Affirms 'A' Ratings, 'Stable' Outlook for The Doctors Company Group

Fitch Ratings has affirmed its "A" (Strong) Insurer Financial Strength ratings for The Doctors Company and its wholly owned subsidiaries,...


Apr 27, 2020, 09:30 ET The Doctors Company Hires New Top Claims Executive

The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced today the selection of Marco Spadacenta as senior...


Mar 25, 2020, 14:05 ET Retired Physician Volunteers Receive No-Cost Malpractice Coverage during COVID-19 Pandemic

As U.S. healthcare systems are being tested to the limit during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Doctors Company has announced that it will provide free...


Dec 16, 2019, 11:30 ET Inadequate Pre-Op Assessments Create Risks for Anesthesiologists, Study Shows

A new study by The Doctors Company shows that inadequate pre-operation patient assessments are a major factor in medical malpractice suits against...


Dec 03, 2019, 11:00 ET New Study Explores Malpractice Claims Against Radiologists

Misinterpretation of scans and films—particularly CT scans—is the leading cause of patient injury involving diagnostic radiologists, according to a...


Nov 20, 2019, 11:30 ET The Doctors Company Appoints Chief Financial Officer and Chief Risk Officer

The Doctors Company announced today the promotion of longtime company executive Marco Vanderlaan to chief financial officer (CFO) and chief risk...


Aug 27, 2019, 12:00 ET Electronic Health Record Data Show Concerns Continue Over Injury Claims

As provider adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) approaches near-universal levels, a study from The Doctors Company shows the frequency of...


Aug 20, 2019, 11:45 ET The Doctors Company Appoints Chief Medical Officer

The Doctors Company announced today the appointment of David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, CPE, FAAPL, FACS, as chief medical officer (CMO) of The Doctors...


Aug 08, 2019, 12:30 ET Digital Health Top Concern of Leading Healthcare Institutions

Leading healthcare institutions are concerned about the impact of digital health, but see artificial intelligence as beneficial, according to a...


Jul 31, 2019, 13:00 ET The Doctors Company Completes New York Acquisition

The Doctors Company has completed the purchase of Hospitals Insurance Company (HIC), a New York State admitted and licensed insurance company, and...


May 21, 2019, 08:45 ET The Doctors Company Names Daniel Cassavar, MD, to Board of Governors

The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced the appointment of Daniel Kent Cassavar, MD, MBA, to ...


May 16, 2019, 08:45 ET The Doctors Company Names Howard Mills to Board of Governors

The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced the appointment of Howard Mills to the Board of...


May 07, 2019, 08:45 ET The Doctors Company And UCSF Launch A Novel Collaboration To Advance Patient Safety In The Digital Era

The Doctors Company—the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer—and UC San Francisco (UCSF)—a top-ranked health system and...


Apr 03, 2019, 06:30 ET The Doctors Company Appoints Ellen H. Masterson to Board of Governors

The Doctors Company, the nation's largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, announced the appointment of Ellen H. Masterson, MBA, CPA, to...


Mar 20, 2019, 10:00 ET New Study Explores Malpractice Claims Involving Children

Misdiagnosis is the main reason for medical malpractice lawsuits involving children, according to a study issued today by The Doctors Company. A...


Oct 01, 2018, 21:34 ET Physicians Unwilling to Recommend Their Profession, Survey Shows

Seven out of 10 physicians are unwilling to recommend their chosen profession to their children or other family members, according to the nationwide...


Oct 01, 2018, 06:30 ET Physicians Unwilling to Recommend Their Profession, Survey Shows

Seven out of 10 physicians are unwilling to recommend their chosen profession to their children or other family members, according to the nationwide...


Aug 08, 2018, 18:45 ET Surgeon General to Address The Doctors Company's National Summit of Healthcare Leaders

The United States Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome M. Adams, MD, MPH, will address nearly 100 of the nation's top healthcare leaders on Thursday, ...


Jun 13, 2018, 06:30 ET New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons Selects The Doctors Company as Exclusive Partner

The New York State Society of Plastic Surgeons (NYSSPS) Executive Council has chosen The Doctors Company as the exclusively endorsed medical...


Mar 13, 2018, 06:30 ET Study Shows Nurse Practitioners and Physicians Face Similar Liability Risks

A study issued today by The Doctors Company reveals that the allegations in medical malpractice claims against nurse practitioners (NPs) do not...


Mar 01, 2018, 06:30 ET New York County Medical Society Awards Exclusive Endorsement to The Doctors Company

The New York County Medical Society (NYCMS) today announced it has chosen The Doctors Company as the exclusively endorsed medical malpractice insurer ...