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Beyond Professional Risk

John Glander President and CEO of Professional Risk Associates, Inc. As Professional Risk celebrates our 25th Anniversary this year, we’re taking a moment to look back at the people who helped make a difference in the healthcare community, the workplace, and our own local community. To begin this adventure in looking back, we’d like to […]

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What you don’t know could cost you

We recently came across an article by Becker’s Hospital Review, “The New Physician Employment Model and Malpractice Insurance: What You Don’t Know Could Cost You,” and we wanted to pass it along to point out some key talking points if you’re considering hospital employment. In addition, we have a FREE White Paper about Hospital Employment […]

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Malpractice Insurance covers more than you may think!

Your medical professional liability policy is no longer just a contract to protect and defend should you, or your practice, be involved in a claim.  It is also a portal to information and services to help understand and mitigate your professional and regulatory liability exposures, and in some cases, even increase practice revenues. Are You […]

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Competence Assessment

There are many reasons why a physician or healthcare professional may need to have a competence assessment, and there are many reasons why a practice or healthcare professional may want to have an assessment. With the economic downturn of 2008, some doctors who retired early have come to Professional Risk to re-enter the workforce. If a physician went […]

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Catastrophic Med Mal Payouts

While most claims are a result of issues surrounding communication, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, have reviewed claims from 2004 to 2010 with catastrophic payouts, or any award given to a patient that exceeds $1 million.  Why? For one reason, Johns Hopkins represents 8% of all paid malpractice claims. These researchers at Johns Hopkins want to improve […]

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