Coverys Announces $9,500 Grant to OhioHealth Foundation

Grant to Fund Intervention for Kidney and Renal Disease

Boston, MA - September 24, 2015 - Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance and related services, announced a $9,500 grant by the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to OhioHealth Foundation in Columbus, Ohio. The grant will help the development of interventions to reduce the incidence of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease, and for improved management of patients diagnosed with these diseases.

The OhioHealth Foundation is committed to supporting the communities it serves through philanthropy, and it works to raise funds that assist with patient care delivery in the OhioHealth system which includes 17 hospitals, 21 health and surgery centers, home-health providers, medical equipment and health service suppliers throughout 40 counties.

“The OhioHealth Foundation is to be admired for its commitment in supporting efforts for enhanced patient safety and programs that positively impact healthcare delivery,” said Gregg L. Hanson, CEO and president of Coverys. “Coverys is pleased to support the foundation with this grant to assist in improved healthcare delivery for patients struggling with serious diseases.”

“This funding will positively impact the care of the patients that we serve,” said Richard Snow, System Vice President of Clinical Transformation of OhioHealth. “Interventions that reduce the incidence of kidney and renal diseases are imperative to furthering our mission improving the health of those we serve.”

The Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation was established by Coverys to support charitable endeavors focused on healthcare providers and facilities working to improve patient safety, as well as innovative projects committed to enriching the healthcare community. The development of the Foundation exemplifies Coverys’ dedication to being an affirmative and active corporate citizen in the healthcare community and the communities in which it operates.
 

ABOUT COVERYS

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 health care 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 Top 50 for the past six 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.