Coverys Hires Carey O’Neill as Risk Management Emotional Support Provider

Boston, MA - February 24, 2012 - Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, recently contracted Carey O’Neill, Psy.D, as a risk management emotional support provider. Dr. O’Neill’s primary responsibilities will include providing individual support counseling and group counseling for insured physicians in Connecticut who have experienced an adverse event or have had a claim filed against them.

This role expands Coverys’ emotional support services, which are currently provided in Massachusetts, making Dr. O’Neill a resource for policyholders in Connecticut and neighboring states.

“Dr. O’Neill is an excellent addition to the risk management program here at Coverys,” said Anne Huben-Kearney, vice president of risk management for Coverys. “Given the value we’ve seen in emotional support services and requests for expansion in more regions, we feel this is the perfect time to add someone with Dr. O’Neill’s expertise. Her extensive education and experience in clinical psychology will be an important asset to the company and our policyholders.”

Dr. O’Neill has a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Arizona State University, a Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford, and completed her clinical training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. In her prior roles, Dr. O’Neill served as a Clinical Psychologist for Middlesex Hospital, Center for Behavioral Health and for her private practice in Connecticut, as well as a Psychological Consultant for several Connecticut surgeons. She is an associate member of the American Psychological Association, the Connecticut Psychological Association, the American Group Psychotherapy Association and the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy and is a Certified Group Psychotherapist.

Dr. O’Neill resides in Cheshire, Conn. with her husband and their two daughters.

For more information about Coverys please contact Katharine Gould at kgould@coverys.com or (617) 946-8665, or visit the company’s website at www.coverys.com.
 

About Coverys

Coverys is one of the top 10 medical professional liability insurance providers in the country based on direct written premium. Coverys member companies insure more than 20,000 physicians, surgeons, dentists, certified nurse midwives and allied healthcare providers as well as nearly 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics in 22 states from coast to coast. Coverys has net admitted assets in excess of $3.0 billion as of December 31, 2010. Coverys member companies Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company, ProSelect Insurance Company, MHA Insurance Company and Washington Casualty Company have a Best’s Rating of A- (Excellent). Other Coverys member companies include FinCor Solutions, a multi-line insurance 101 Arch Street, P.O. Box 55178 Phone: 617.330.1755 Boston, MA 02205-5178 Toll Free: 800.225.6168 www.coverys.com Fax: 617.330.1748 agency, and the Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute, which focuses on clinical risk reduction, quality patient outcomes and education. Coverys as a whole is acknowledged as a leader in providing risk management and claim services to the healthcare community, and it offers risk management consultations and educational activities to healthcare providers across the country. For more information on the enterprise and its member companies, visit the Coverys website at www.coverys.com.