From the monthly archives: August 2013

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Ambulatory, Allieds and Chiros

Ambulatory Surgery Centers expand procedures: Bariatric Procedures, Plastic  and Orthopedic Surgeries are among just some of the 23 Million Surgeries that are performed annually in one of the 5,200 surgery centers in the United States.  There are many medical malpractice insurance companies which specialize in writing professional liability insurance for this class; AIG, One Beacon, Admiral, Allied World, Ironshore, James River and Gen Star to name a few. With the healthcare landscape continuing to change, the ambulatory surgery class is going to be one of the answers to reducing the cost and increasing the access to health care.  The number of procedures is increasing, so the premium in this class of the healthcare risk world will increase with it.  How are Ambulatory Surgery Centers rated for malpractice insurance policies: Ambulatory Surgery Centers are going to play a larger role in the delivery of healthcare;  underwriters are going to ask the following questions ...
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Dialysis Center Professional Liability Insurance

Dialysis Centers have malpractice cases and allegations of negligence: Kidney Dialysis Errors - Malpractice According to some statistics …obtained on the American Society of Nephrology,  over 20 million adults over the age of 20 have chronic kidney disease. Now, there are close to 500,000 people being treated for  End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Each year, kidney disease kills more than 14 people out of every 100,000, making it America’s ninth leading cause of death.   Several hundred thousand Americans undergo dialysis treatments each year and over 100,000 have a kidney transplant.  Almost every large shopping center seems to have a Dialysis Treatment facility close by. As common as this is becoming in our society,  treatment for renal failure carries its own risks. Patients must educate themselves to these risks in order to protect themselves and help to minimize them. Each year, just as with surgeries and other outpatient procedures, exams, diagnoses,  people d ...
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  1. Re: Clinical Research Liability

    Do you recommend purchasing a tail insurance or a occurrence based insurance and add a tail policy afterwards...

    -- Ann Shang

  2. Re: Clinical Research Liability

    I am talking with a CTO in the US ( I am in US too) to be a contractor doing clinical trials on a part...

    -- Ann Shang

  3. Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.

    My husband has been feeling a lot of pain in his feet recently. We think this could be due to his posture...

    -- Sarah

  4. Re: Developing Walk In and Urgent Care Centers

    It's good to see that urgent care facilities are becoming more and more prevalent. You are right that...

    -- Caden Dahl

  5. Re: Functional Medicine Malpractice Insurance

    Interested in obtaining information for FM MP

    -- Cynthia Shughrue

  6. Re: Visiting Residents/Intern/ Fellow (Hands On) Medical Malpractice Insurance

    I am a final year medical student planning to do a couple of electives in medical school in the US and...

    -- Varun

  7. Re: Medical Malpractice Insurance Benefits, expanding to outpatient facilities

    I like the idea of some of the cost returning to the normal discounted market after a few years of claims...

    -- Dave Anderson

  8. Re: Who Can Perform Liposuction Surgery?

    This is very interesting content! I have thoroughly enjoyed reading your points and have come to the...

    -- Re: Who Can Perform Liposuction Surgery?

    Thanks for helping me understand any licensed physician can actually perform this procedure as per the...

    -- Millie Hue

  9. Re: The Podiatrists Market Research Report states that demand for podiatrists will likely benefit from healthcare reform.

    Thanks for giving me more information about the benefits of podiatrists from the healthcare reform. ...

    -- James