Medical Malpractice News

1Dec, 2017

Healthcare Providers Face Higher Risk of Cyber Liability

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Healthcare providers continue to rely on a small limit of Cyber Liability Insurance added to their Medical Malpractice Insurance policies to protect against Cyber Risks.  With the frequency of cyber attacks and data losses in the medical industry, healthcare providers need to consider adding a Cyber Liability Insurance policy with a minimum limit of $1,000,000. While healthcare providers have been slow to add Cyber Liability Insurance policies to their risk management portfolios, they are also at a much higher risk for a Cyber Claim than businesses in other industries.
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20Jul, 2017

Where Does Your Home Town Rank on the Best and Worst Places to Practice Medicine?

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Most of us are proud of our city and state and probably believe it’s the best place to live and work. But the Medscape report, “Best and Worst Places to Practice 2017,” may shed some light on some other places that would be great, or not-so-great, to practice medicine. Where does your city rank? Every year Medscape puts out the rankings based on criteria such as numbers of medical malpractice lawsuits, cost of medical malpractice insurance, physician burnout, medical board actions, physician income, divorce rate, crime rate, cost of living […]
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8Dec, 2016

What is MACRA?

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Every couple of years, seemingly out of nowhere, a new hot topic pops up in the healthcare industry. Not long ago HIPAA compliance was all that was talked about, before that RAC Audits, SGR fix, Affordable Care Act, and on and on.  With each new push for something new comes a new wave of fear in the medical community.  The latest buzz in healthcare seems to be MACRA, MIPS, and APMs, and the anxiety is rising as providers try to understand how it works, and how it affects them.  In […]
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3Nov, 2016

Halloween & Healthcare – Talking Diabetes

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What do you usually think about when you hear the word Halloween? Trick or treating, costumes and candy! Sugar, Sugar, Sugar! It is a fun night for children to get dressed up, grab a bag, run around the neighborhood ,and collect lots of yummy, sugary, candy! We’ve all done it and, needless to say, it was always a good time. So, eQuoteMD thought this would be a good time to discuss a disease which deals directly with sugar.  
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