From the monthly archives: February 2016

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Sleep Center Growth

In  a recent article from North Bay Biz entitled,  “The Science of Sleep”, I read a quote from one of the physician specialists, James Driscoll MD, who says sleep is a vital sign. Sleep helps us drive by contributing to a healthy immune system.  Sleep affects how we look, feel and perform.  The National Sleep Foundation is promoting the importance of making sleep a priority.

The Huffington Post says that :

The number of sleep centers in the United States is at its highest ever, which underscores this attention to the science of sleep; and highlights a growing population of Americans who are seeking help for their sleep woes, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine reported.
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Why Cosmetic Nurses Need Own Liability Insurance?

Cosmetic Nurse and  MediSpa Liability Insurance 

In the medical malpractice insurance coverage world, if a name is published on the door, letterhead, and advertised to the public than  it will likely be included in the claim.  And if that name is not included in the malpractice policy, there can be  some anxiety around claim time.  Insurance companies might not immediately come to the defense of the entity, which leaves the question of “how do I separate myself from the entity”

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Affordable Professional Liability Insurance for Medical Directors

Medical Director Liability Insurance

Whether performing administrative/managerial tasks, ensuring the right quality care  is delivered by health care teams, or performing services as attending physician, the responsibilities of Medical Directors can put them at high profile risk of being named in a lawsuit alleging professional negligence.

The Doctors’ Insurance Agency provides  comprehensive, affordable Professional Liability Insurance for Medical Directors, designed specifically for their insurance needs. Are you included in the facilities’ policy for professional liability:  Sometimes medical directors assume they are covered by the facility; or, they assume they are covered by their employer/ medical organization. Intuitively, it would seem that those larger policies include coverage for the medical director or physician who also maintains their own private medical malpractice.  These assumptions  can result in serious gaps in coverage, or, insufficient or no coverage at all.  Indeed, some policies may cover only administrative duties and not patient care—others may exclude coverage for Medical Directors altogether. (like most physician medical malpractice forms)
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