Guide to Purchasing MPL Insurance

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This guide provides important information about medical professional liability insurance coverage and points to consider when selecting an insurance provider.

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An overview of the opportunities and risks of telemedicine for physicians and healthcare providers. Read More »

​Caring for Gender-Expansive Youth

Article - 3/30/2017
Gender-expansive youth face many challenges in their lives. This article provides information to help healthcare providers do their best to ensure access to gender-affirming healthcare is not one of those challenges. Read More »

Caring for Transgender Patients

Article - 3/28/2017
Transgender individuals face many barriers when seeking healthcare. This article identifies common barriers and provides tips for healthcare providers to improve the care they provide to transgender patients. Read More »

Tips to Improve the Healthcare Experience for LGBTQ Patients

Blog - 3/27/2017
LGBTQ patients frequently experience healthcare disparities. This article provides tips to help physicians and healthcare providers change the narrative: to reduce fear, exceed expectations, improve patient satisfaction, and change lives for the better. Read More »

Fragmented Intelligence Breeds Fragmented Care

News - 3/1/2017
Article highlights the importance of data analytics in uncovering the root causes of medical malpractice claims. Read More »

Welcome to the Coverys Insights Blog

Blog - 2/8/2017
Coverys' experts provide insight on patient safety, medical malpractice claims, medical professional liability insurance, and more. Read More »

Vicarious Liability

Article - 1/3/2017
What is vicarious liability and how does it apply? Read More »

Legal Concerns Regarding Medical Record Alteration

Article - 12/19/2016
An actual case study is used to illustrate how altering electronic medical records after the fact can damage the defensibility of a malpractice lawsuit. Read More »

Shared Decision-Making & Patient Engagement

Blog - 12/15/2016
An overview of why patient engagement and shared decision-making is essential to successful patient-centered care. Read More »

Seven Tips to Increase Patient Engagement

Blog - 12/15/2016
Tips to help physicians and healthcare providers improve care through patient engagement. Read More »

Language to Encourage Patient Engagement

Blog - 12/15/2016
Insight into how the language you use when communicating with patients can help or hinder patient engagement. Read More »

Medical Assistant Scope of Practice

Article - 12/5/2016
To help ensure medical assistants are used safely and effectively in your office or organization you must clearly define their scope of practice. This article provides tips on how to do so. Read More »

Pros and Cons of Dispensing Medication Samples

Article - 11/21/2016
Outlines the pros and cons of dispensing medication samples and steps you can take to help ensure patient safety. Read More »

Tips for Responding to Negative Online Reviews

Blog - 11/15/2016
Tips to help you develop and implement a response plan to negative online reviews. Read More »

Preventing Healthcare Worker Fatigue

Article - 11/7/2016
Extended work hours bring up concerns of worker fatigue and its effects on patient safety. Learn strategies to help prevent worker fatigue and mitigate risk. Read More »

How to Recognize and Respond to Zika

Blog - 9/2/2016
Tips to help physicians and healthcare providers recognize and respond to the Zika virus. Read More »

Communicating With Patients About Zika

Blog - 9/2/2016
How and what to communicate to patients regarding the Zika virus. Read More »

Reducing Zika Risk for Healthcare Providers

Blog - 9/2/2016
Identify and reduce risks to physicians and healthcare workers who treat patients with the Zika virus. Read More »

Addressing Patient Non-Compliance

Article - 8/18/2016
This article evaluates an actual non-compliance case study to illustrate why patients fail to follow treatment plans and how physicians and healthcare providers can work to promote compliance, improve patient safety, and reduce malpractice risk. Read More »