From the monthly archives: February 2013

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The lowest premium for medical Malpractice Insurance is the best??

I have often been caught up in the hunt for the lowest premium.  It makes sense really,  I mean, what else are we going to look at..It is all about the lowest cost, right?  The one thing you can measure...Premium, premium, deductibles, the endorsements, who is included, what is the bottom line.  We all are subject to the same habit, the tendency to quantify and measure, lowest premium, in our minds equals the best.  If the low priced Carrier has a good story to tell,  then all the better;  Risk Management Graphics on a Web Site are compelling and a link to the claims department on the Web Site,  maybe even an endorsement from a specialty association.  We don't want to know much else.  This decision of choosing a Liability Carrier doesn't seem to have long term ramifications.   More than A Certificate of Insurance Do they have a certificate of insurance that my hospital will accept,  do they have a single Risk Manager, Is this insurance Company ...
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Cardiology Malpractice Insurance

Reduced, accurate practice rating for Cardiologists. Whether you are performing invasive, interventional cardiology or focusing more on clinical treatment, diagnosis and prevention of heart disease and other cardiac care issues, Cardiologists, like some other specialties, (especially interventional cardiologists) can experience a higher than average claims. According to Wikipedia: The birth of invasive cardiology – The malpractice insurance is slightly higher for this ‘subspecialty’. The history of invasive cardiology begins with the development of cardiac catheterization in 1711, when Stephen Hales placed catheters into the right and left ventricles of a living horse. Variations on the technique were performed over the subsequent century, with formal study of cardiac physiology being performed by Claude Bernard in the 1840s..  None of this is necessarily related to the rating of your medical malpractice insurance, however it does help to understand why some procedures g ...
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