Coverys Announces Award to HAVEN Healthcare Professionals Assistance Program
Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation initial donation exceeds $49,000
Boston, MA - April 13, 2015 - Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance and related services, announced a grant of more than $49,000 to the Health Assistance Intervention Education Network, Inc. (HAVEN) through the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc. HAVEN, based in Southington, Connecticut, provides confidential assistance to healthcare professionals facing chemical dependency and emotional and physical illnesses.
The grant will further HAVEN’s efforts to support and monitor health professionals as the number of referrals to the program increases. HAVEN is committed to educating and supporting healthcare professionals in a discrete and responsible manner. With this funding, HAVEN will ensure that more healthcare professionals have confidential access to the support they need in order to continue providing excellent medical care to their patients.
“We are committed to helping healthcare professionals provide the best medical care and ultimately ensure the safety of patients,” said Gregg L. Hanson, CEO and president of Coverys.
“With this grant HAVEN will continue its vital work in supporting the Connecticut medical community, and we applaud and support HAVEN’s essential contributions to this effort.”
“HAVEN’s ability to support professional health and well-being is centered on partnerships with those who recognize the importance of our mission. We are grateful to Coverys for sharing this dedication to professional health and committing the resources necessary for HAVEN to meet the growing demand for our services,” said Maureen Sullivan Dinnan, Executive Director of HAVEN.
The Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation, Inc. was established to support charitable endeavors that provide healthcare services to improve patient safety and care. Coverys is a consistent supporter of non-profit organizations and state and regional medical societies, and has expanded its focus to include innovative projects committed to enriching the healthcare community and promoting healthy lifestyles.
Coverys is an innovative medical professional liability insurance provider dedicated to helping its policyholders and clients anticipate, identify and manage risk to reduce errors, eliminate inefficiency and improve outcomes. As one of the largest medical professional liability insurance providers in the country, Coverys is responsible for insuring over 32,000 physicians, dentists, and allied healthcare providers, as well as more than 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics from coast to coast. Coverys has consistently been included in the Ward’s 50 for the past five years. In addition to its insurance products and service delivery to the healthcare industry, it also has established the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to support endeavors that focus on the improvement of patient safety as well as healthcare programs to reduce childhood obesity. For more information, visit Coverys at www.coverys.com.
Health Assistance InterVention Education Network, Inc. (HAVEN) is a non-profit organization providing confidential assistance to healthcare professionals facing the challenges of chemical dependency, emotional or behavioral disorders, or physical or mental illness. HAVEN is committed to enhancing patient safety by supporting the health and well-being of all Connecticut health professionals including physicians, dentists and allied healthcare professionals. HAVEN seeks to ensure respectful and dignified intervention, referral and supportive services for professionals as well as offers an alternative to the fear and stigma which often prevents professionals from accessing personal care. Since its formation in 2007, HAVEN has created valuable educational forums and assisted more than 750 healthcare professionals. For more information, visit www.haven-ct.org.