“Ask eQuoteMD, with Tim Ryan.” A medical malpractice insurance video blog question and answer session to help physicians have a better understanding of their coverage options. eQuoteMD provides quality solutions for medical malpractice insurance to doctors, surgeons, clinics, hospitals and facilities across the United States. Video Transcript – Tim Ryan: Hello and welcome to eQuoteMD’sREAD MORE
Archives for April 2011
Doctors “Going Bare” in Florida – Without Medical Malpractice Insurance
The Florida medical malpractice insurance market has gone through periods of a very hard market, causing significant financial strain for physicians and surgeons. Prior to Florida tort reform being put in place, Florida medical malpractice insurance premiums were some of the highest for physicians in the nation. The premiums rose so high during the peak years of the hard market thatREAD MORE
What is Cyber Liability Malpractice Insurance for Physicians?
Many liability experts are seeing a growing liability with private patient medical information being digital and accessible from the internet. The term insurance professionals use is “Cyber Liability.” In fact the concern has grown large enough that many medical malpractice insurance companies now offer physicians the option to purchase cyber liability medical malpractice insurance. SomeREAD MORE
Today’s Topic: Are You Encrypted?
If you are a physician who carries confidential patient information on a laptop, tablet, iPad or other portable devices, please read on. By now, you probably have been bombarded with articles and reports describing responsibilities of so-called “covered entities” regarding Protected Health Information (PHI). PHI can appear in many forms: patient letters, patient lists, patient phoneREAD MORE
The Importance of Risk Management for Medical Malpractice Insurance
Many doctors ask why they should spend the time to take risk management classes offered by their medical malpractice insurance carrier. The number one reason to do so is to save as much premium as possible on their medical liability insurance. Most medical malpractice insurance companies offer anywhere from a 5-15 percent discount for completion of the risk management courses.READ MORE
Video – What is medical malpractice insurance entity coverage?
“Ask eQuoteMD, with Tim Ryan.” A medical malpractice insurance video blog question and answer session to help physicians have a better understanding of their coverage options. eQuoteMD provides quality solutions for medical malpractice insurance to doctors, surgeons, clinics, hospitals and facilities across the United States. Video Transcript – Tim Ryan: Hello and welcome to eQuoteMD’s medicalREAD MORE
Medical Liability Insurance Requirements for Pain Management Clinics
Over the past few months, I have begun to notice a large increase in doctors looking for coverage for pain management clinics in the state of Florida. Doctors that are interested in working in a pain management clinic should be aware of some of the laws that are changing to set a standard for this typeREAD MORE
Telemedicine Today and Physician Malpractice Insurance
Finally, telemedicine is catching up to our world of technology and with it telemedicine medical malpractice insurance companies. Telemedicine has grown significantly in a wide variety of settings: hospitals and clinics, medical laboratories, doctors’ offices, nursing homes, assisted-living facilities, correctional institutions and most commonly physician’s homes. Telemedicine offers geographical outreach; its services extend into rural areas acrossREAD MORE
Video – How to get free tail coverage from your medical malpractice insurance company?
Here at eQuoteMD we are always striving to provide medical professionals with the highest quality of resources available regarding medical malpractice and properly covering your liability exposure. This is where we welcome you to the very first “Ask eQuoteMD with Tim Ryan” question and answer video blog session. Our very own Tim Ryan will be answering yourREAD MORE
Malpractice Claims Arbitration – International Style
I recently read an article regarding a change in the handling of malpractice claims of medical professional negligence in Korea. Perhaps our own system here in the United States could benefit from similar changes? Korea, in 2012, will be instituting a process of alternative dispute resolution, whereby a dual committee approach of mediators (composed of judges and attorneys) will review legal responsibilityREAD MORE