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Coverys Dashboard Analyzes Over 14,000 Medical Professional Liability Claims to Identify and Minimize Risks

Boston, MA - August 30, 2017 - Healthcare professional liability insurer Coverys has launched a claims-based Risk Analytics Dashboard that features areas of greatest risk based on medical professional liability claims data to help healthcare providers understand and minimize common risks and reasons behind such events. The dashboard analyzes Coverys' underwriting companies' data from over 14,000 malpractice claims since 2011 in a variety of clinical specialties.  
The Risk Analytics Dashboard provides medical professionals with historical data to help them better identify and minimize areas of risk, ultimately improving patient safety while reducing the risk of lawsuits.
“We believe healthcare providers can achieve better outcomes through the use of data analytics,” said Robert Hanscom, vice president of business analytics, Coverys. “This dashboard peels back the curtain and provides policyholders with access to valuable claims data and key takeaways about common risks, allowing them to learn from past claims and improve patient care.”
The dashboard analyzes claims in specialties including: emergency medicine; anesthesia; general medicine; obstetrics and gynecology; orthopedic and podiatric surgery; pediatrics; radiology; and general, vascular, and thoracic surgery. It offers insights related to risk management issues, allegations or reasons for claims, and an overview of finances associated with each specialty. Through the use of innovative data analytics, Coverys helps medical professionals identify risk factors and hidden sources of distractions, and align risk mitigation plans with Accountable Care Organization quality measures.
The Risk Analytics Dashboard is available now: https://dashboard.coverys.com/