INT'L PERSPECTIVE

Treating Family, Friends, and Colleagues: Why and How to Say 'No'

Practicing physicians often question whether it is appropriate for them to treat family, friends, or colleagues. It can be challenging when people with whom you have a close personal relationship seek informal, out-of-hours medical advice or request prescriptions. Learn more in the latest International Perspective from Australian member MIGA.

By Carlee Smyth


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APRIL 2024
TECH TALK

Psychology of Successful Project Implementation

This is part one of a four-part series about the people behind new technology implementations. This article explores intrinsic and extrinsic motivation, how to avoid traps such as groupthink and social loafing, and how to provide the essentials necessary to establish the project dream team.

By Mat Winter and Dr. Brittney Murray


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APRIL 2024
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

MPL Association’s National Advocacy Initiative in Full Swing

The MPL Association is shifting its focus toward state policy makers with a new program—the National Advocacy Initiative. This comes at an important time for the MPL community as the deteriorating policy environment in the states is resulting in increasing attacks on established reforms. Learn more!

By Michael C. Stinson


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APRIL 2024
FEATURE

What US Healthcare Will Look Like in 2033

American healthcare faces persistent issues with consolidation, workforce shortages, integration of new technologies, and unrelenting economic pressure. TDC Group looks ahead to trends over the next decade, focusing on challenges, key lessons, and emerging risks.

By TDC Group


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MARCH 2024
FEATURE

Inform Safer Medical Oncology Practice with Lessons from Medical Malpractice Claims

An examination of research of medical oncology malpractice case analysis with the primary goal to identify the association between safety incidents in medical oncology practice and systems failures to inform potential redesign solutions rather than individual provider remediation.

By James Doolin, MD, MHQS, and Hannah Tremont, MPH


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MARCH 2024
FEATURE

Are Mega-Verdicts the New Normal?

Learn how addressing the rise in medical malpractice claims severity by removing variabilities in handoff communication can avert risk and impact judicial outcomes.

By Robert Hanscom


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MARCH 2024
SPONSORED CONTENT

2024 Global Investment Outlook

Markets and economies could experience a significant pivot in 2024. Learn more from SLC Management’s investment teams and solutions providers as they examine public and private fixed income, real estate, infrastructure, insurance asset management and retirement plans.


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MARCH 2024
FEATURE

How Will the Economy and Markets Influence the 2024 Election?

CNBC Analyst Ron Insana shares economic and political insights in advance of his keynote presentation at the MPL Association Conference on May 9 in Washington, D.C.

By Amy Buttell


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FEBRUARY 2024
CASE AND COMMENT

Idaho Supreme Court Case Confirms Case-Within-a-Case Standard

Read about a decision from the Idaho Supreme Court, which represents an important professional liability development, as it confirms the applicability of the case-within-a-case standard.

By Kevin A. Griffiths


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FEBRUARY 2024
DATA SHARING PROJECT

Healthcare Specialties

The MPL Association Data Sharing Project provides a closer look at healthcare specialties by average indemnity, percentage of claims closed with payment, and average defense costs.


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FEBRUARY 2024
FEATURE

A Divided Electorate, Divisive Candidates: Election 2024

Pollster Bill McInturff teases the subtleties of the 2024 electorate and election in advance of his presentation at the MPL Association Conference on May 9 in Washington, D.C.

By Amy Buttell


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FEBRUARY 2024
FEATURE

Fellows Gain Insight into an MPL Industry in Flux

During the past two years, the Fellows Leadership Program participants have gained a valuable perspective on the MPL industry, deepened their connections with colleagues, and enhanced their understanding of the commonality of MPL issues around the globe.

By Amy Buttell


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FEBRUARY 2024
TECH TALK

Prepare for MPL Insurance Industry Disruption

Advanced analytics, including generative AI, are disrupting insurance underwriting. As new entrants promise to disrupt the traditional MPL market, how can established MPL insurers use new data and analytics to transform their business and achieve elusive profitability?

By Gene Boerger


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JANUARY 2024
FEATURE

The State of the MPL Market: Claim Severity Rises, Policy Price Increases Moderate

The MPL Association’s new publication, “Medical Professional Liability Insurance Sector Report: 2023 Midyear Financial Performance,” examines three key financial metrics of the MPL insurance industry: losses, pricing, and written premium growth.

By Amy Buttell


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JANUARY 2024