A.M. BestTV: Advances in Patient Safety Shape Medical Liability Coverage

OLDWICK, N.J.--()--In this episode of A.M.BestTV, experts in patient safety say insurers and the medical profession should bring better standards and new practices to lessen the risk of medical error. Tejal Gandhi, president of the National Patient Safety Foundation, explains that investments in resources have been made to improve patient safety including quality and safety training for nurses and physicians at a very early stage of their careers. Also the experts said physicians’ interpersonal skills are critical for the prevention of malpractice litigation.

Click on http://www.ambest.com/v.asp?v=patient614 to view the episode.

People who appear in this episode include:

  • Grant Simic, President, Director of Operations, AstuteDoctor Education;
  • Donna Vible, Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Healthcare Practice, Willis;
  • Paul McLaughlin, Product Line Manager, Healthcare, Lexington Insurance Company; and
  • Tejal Gandhi, President, National Patient Safety Foundation.

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Contacts

A.M. Best
Lee McDonald, 908-439-2200, ext. 5561
Group Vice President, Publication and News Services
lee.mcdonald@ambest.com