ASSET SIDE

Analyzing the Investment Profile of MPL Insurers Through the Lens of Risk and Reward

MPL insurers have a unique liability profile, setting them apart from the broader property and casualty industry. How have they adapted their investment profile in response to the evolving capital market landscape?

By Phil Lee and Eric Huang


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NOVEMBER 2023
FEATURE

The Elite Athlete Liability Crisis—Finding a Fair Solution When a Perfect One Doesn’t Exist

Recent MPL verdicts and settlements have exposed the enormous financial risk that physicians and health systems incur when treating elite athletes. Read about UPMC’s attempt to develop an approach that strikes a fair balance between elite athletes and healthcare providers.


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NOVEMBER 2023
FEATURE

How Patient Engagement Contributes to MPL Claims

A recent study by Coverys offers potential areas of focus to increase patient engagement to assist providers and healthcare organizations to reduce the likelihood of a related claim and improve healthcare outcomes, patient compliance, self-efficacy, and return-on-investment.


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NOVEMBER 2023
FEATURE

Women in Insurance

Six MPL insurance professionals discuss forging opportunities, leading with intention, and creating space for the next generation of female leaders in this empowering and insightful article.

By Amy Buttell


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NOVEMBER 2023
TECH TALK

Navigating Electronic Health Records Discovery in Medical Professional Liability Claims

In defending medical professional liability claims, electronic health records are crucial for defense counsel, in-house counsel for hospitals, and risk managers for MPL insurance groups. This article, by Quandary Peak, sheds light on key factors and trends in the discovery of EHRs in MPL claims and offers approaches to navigating these complexities.

By Shahzad Ahmad


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NOVEMBER 2023
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2023 Year-end Insurance Industry Update: Webinar by Baker Tilly

Join Baker Tilly’s insurance specialists for their annual year-end webinar, featuring some of the most talked-about industry topics from the year, including key updates on accounting, regulatory matters, and new tax developments.

 


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NOVEMBER 2023
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Generative AI Offers the Potential to Upend the Customer Journey By Streamlining Claims, Underwriting, Data Analysis, and More

Generative AI could turn customer interaction in medical professional liability organizations upside down. Learn about potential use cases for improving processes in the MPL insurance sector in the final part of IML Online’s three-part series focusing on generative AI.

By Amy Buttell


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OCTOBER 2023
DATA SHARING PROJECT

Advanced Practice Clinicians

The MPL Association Data Sharing Project has compiled 1,626 closed claims and lawsuits involving Advanced Practice Clinicians (APCs) between 1985 and 2021. Notably, the number of claims for APCs has been rising steadily over five-year intervals. Learn more about average indemnity, resolution outcomes, and allegations in claims involving APCs in the latest DSP Highlight.


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OCTOBER 2023
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Generative AI Scrambles the MPL Liability Puzzle

Amid the generative AI boom, the potential number of healthcare applications is staggering. Generative AI possesses the potential to improve medical diagnoses, increase healthcare quality, decrease repetitive tasks, optimize resources, and more. What is far from settled, however, is how AI will impact medical professional liability. Hear expert insights in this new article!

By Amy Buttell


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OCTOBER 2023
CASE AND COMMENT

Illinois Healthcare Providers Secure Recent COVID Victories in Local and Appellate Courts

Hundreds of claims have been filed against nursing homes and long-term care facilities in Illinois courts, and the future of these cases is looking brighter after defendants secured recent victories in the circuit and appellate courts on the issue of immunity from negligence in COVID-19 actions. Learn more from the expert attorneys at HeplerBroom.

By Anne Oldenburg and Megan Janowiak


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OCTOBER 2023
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What MPL Stakeholders Need to Know about Generative AI

Part one of a three-part series: Generative AI, a subset of AI, creates challenges and opportunities for healthcare providers and insurers. Understand what it means for you and your organization.

By Amy Buttell


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SEPTEMBER 2023
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MPL Case: Could Stronger Team Communication Have Prevented this Spinal Injury?

When medical professionals take every possible care to prevent adverse events, this improves patient safety and mitigates liability risks. Read how stronger communication may have prevented this injury in a new closed claim study from The Doctors Company.

By Jacqueline Ross, PhD, RN, and Eric E. Cleckler, MSN, RN


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SEPTEMBER 2023
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Cybersecurity: Closing Critical Gaps and Evolving Risk Transfer Options

Cybersecurity is an urgent concern for healthcare and aging services organizations—and the organizations that insure them. In a survey of healthcare cybersecurity professionals, 89% said their organizations experienced cyberattacks in the past year, at an average of 43 attacks per organization.

By Josi Wergin, JD, CPHRM, CPASRM, ELS


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SEPTEMBER 2023
TECH TALK

Leverage Generative AI for MPL Efficiencies

As industries worldwide embrace generative AI, the potential applications in insurance and InsurTech emerge, promising to expedite claims processing, optimize risk assessment, and enhance customer experiences. Read more in this Tech Talk article from Sunlight Simplify.

By Mat Winter and Martin Kowal


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SEPTEMBER 2023