Existing at the intersection of medicine, law, business, and public policy, the Medical Professional Liability (MPL) industry is experiencing negative impacts associated with several trends
By Amy Buttell
The MPL Association Data Sharing Project recorded the closure of approximately 22,000 paid claims from 2011 to 2020, resulting in approximately $8 billion paid in indemnity and $4 billion spent on defense expenses.
For many Americans, the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated an already alarming trend—a shortage of physicians in primary and specialty care. Research reveals that the situation isn’t likely to improve anytime soon.
Quarterly Closed Claims Study from The Doctors Company with David L. Feldman, MD, Chief Medical Officer
By David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, and Shelise Valentine, RNC, MSN
Taking advantage of yield opportunities while they last: SLC Management’s 2023 insurance outlook
Preventing delayed diagnoses of cancer continues to be a challenge. To illustrate, this case highlights the lack of systems to close the loop on abnormal test results.
By Pat Folcarelli RN, MA, PhD, and Luke Sato, MD
11/27/2022: Due to a local power outage, the MPL Association’s phone system is currently offline. For email addresses, please see the Staff Directory.
Riordan-Eva Receives Award
Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland
Dr. Paul Riordan-Eva will receive the 2023 MPL Association Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland at our Annual Conference in New Orleans.
Hear insights and observations from experts on the medical professional liability industry’s 2022 financial performance and what to watch for in the sector in 2023. CE credits are available.
The MPL Association recently conducted its biannual government relations survey to assess what members want as the Association develops advocacy plans. Learn more!