AN MPL ASSOCIATION PUBLICATION FOR THE MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY COMMUNITY Inside Medical Liability

Fourth Quarter 2020

 

Optimize MPL with Data Analytics

There’s no shortage of medical professional liability (MPL) data these days—in fact, insurers and providers are swimming in it. From internal sources, collaborative databases like the MPL Association Data Sharing Project, and the National Practitioner Data Bank Data Analysis Tool, and third-party providers, there is a wealth of data on MPL available.

BY AMY BUTTELL


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Perspective

Predicting the Future

As we near the end of 2020—a year that we are all anxious to leave behind—the world, the U.S., and the MPL community are continuing to adapt to the evolving circumstances around us while simultaneously trying to understand the long-term impact of the pandemic. Preparing for the future at the conclusion of a year that’s been such an anomaly is a fascinating undertaking.

BY PRESIDENT, BRIAN ATCHINSON


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Procedure Allegations 2016-2018

In a review of claims reported to the MPL Association Data Sharing Project closed in 2016-2018, the most common allegations named were procedure (48%), diagnostic (33%), medication/iv fluids (7%), and administrative-related issues (4%).


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Tech Talk

5 Strategies for Managing Insider Risk

Remote work isn’t going away anytime soon. In fact, thanks to the pandemic, 26% of U.S. workers reported working entirely from home in the late summer, while 49% report some telecommuting during the past year, according to Gallup.

BY AMY BUTTELL


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And, Finally

Facing A Parallel Pandemic

Back in August, in a New England Journal of Medicine Perspective, Dr. Victor Dzau, Dr. Darrell Kirch, and Dr. Thomas Nasca noted that “The Covid-19 crisis has revealed with painful clarity the fraying threads of the U.S. clinician workforce,” and called for action “to get ahead of two pandemics, the spread of the virus today and the harm to clinician well-being tomorrow.”

BY SUSAN BEACH


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