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Why It’s Important for Healthcare Providers to Manage Their Online Presence

Social media continues to evolve and its influence can have both positive and negative effects for physicians and other healthcare providers. Just a few years ago many of our clients had no social media presence, and most did not maintain a website. Things are changing, it is vitally important for physicians to understand how to …

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How to Find the Best Malpractice Insurance Coverage

Malpractice or professional liability insurance coverage is something we all love to hate. We grumble when rates go higher and bemoan the fact that we have to pay for insurance coverage at all.  For business owners there are a multitude of insurance coverages available.  How do you know what coverage you should have ? Who can you …

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Podiatrists | 2014 Western Foot & Ankle Conference | Presidio Insurance

Presidio Insurance will have a booth with Medical Protective at the 2014 Western Foot & Ankle Conference. We are excited to offer the chance to win $11,899.00. Podiatrists can find out about the new malpractice insurance program, DPM Preferred. We are giving away the chance to win Malpractice Insurance Coverage for One Year, and if …

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Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage For Hospitalists

Strategies to Reduce Liability Risks for Hospitalists As the first medical professional liability insurer to establish a patient safety department, The Doctors Company remains the leader in developing innovative tools that can help you reduce risk and keep your patients safe. Hospitalists face liability risks as the inpatient’s attending physician, covering physician, consultant, and co-manager. …

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California Medical Malpractice Initiative Qualifies For November 2014 Elections

California physicians will be facing an upcoming battle in the golden state (California) in the coming month’s. If Obamacare wasn’t enough to leave you shaking your head, a new initiative that aims to increase liability limits for physicians is coming to a ballot box near you. Physicians who practice in California are currently limited to …

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Malpractice Insurance For Podiatrists | Coverage Options

If you are a Podiatrist who is currently insured with PICA, which is now Pro Assurance, you should be investigating new medical malpractice insurance coverage options. We are excited to announce you finally have liability coverage options when it comes to protecting your podiatry practice. It is estimated that PICA insures approximately 70-80% of all …

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Fla. Supreme Court tosses medical malpractice caps

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) – Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor’s mistakes led to a patient’s death were declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday. The lawsuit limits were part of a law then-Republican Gov. Jeb Bush pushed in 2003 in an effort to lower the …

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Reducing Diagnostic Errors is Critical for Physicians

Missed or delayed diagnosis is the number one reason for malpractice lawsuits against physicans according to data from The Doctors Company. The following risk management tips, based on the most in-demand articles on the company’s website in 2013, all suggest ways physicians can reduce the chance of diagnostic error: Be certain that there is a …

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Physicians – Are you ready to compete with Wal-Mart ?

In the ever changing landscape of Healthcare in the United States, one never knows what will happen next. Presidio Insurance ran across this interesting article posted at http://conciergemedicinenews.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/trending-doctors-are-you-ready-to-compete-with-walmart/.  If there is money to be made, you can bet Wal-Mart will be looking at possible options. The new Super Super Wal-Mart will be opening in a …

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Hospitalists Offered Discount on Medical Malpractice Insurance

Hospitalists who are looking for Medical Malpractice Insurance have the option to reduce their insurance costs when they join the Society Of Hospital Medicine and choose The Doctors Company (TDC) as their malpractice insurance carrier. TDC and the society have announced they are partnering  on the development of an online risk management program to help …

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