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Diagnosis-Related Medical Malpractice Claims with Indemnities Over $1 Million: Understanding the Primary Drivers

Nov 28, 2023 at 10:40 am by Staff

  By Jacqueline Ross, RN, PhD, and Kathrine Soulsby, RN, BSN    Among physician members of The Doctors Company, the frequency of medical malpractice cla.... Read More

Many Autoimmune Disease Patients Struggle with Diagnosis, Costs, Inattentive Care

Nov 27, 2023 at 08:29 pm by Staff

  By Andy Miller, KFF Health News   After years of debilitating bouts of fatigue, Beth VanOrden finally thought she had an answer to her problems in 2016 whe.... Read More

From Hospital to Hospitality: Spin Doctors Brand Getting Sick as an Adventure. It’s Not.

Nov 26, 2023 at 06:50 pm by Staff

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, KFF Health News   The last time I stepped on a plane for vacation, for fun, was more than three years ago. I haven’t been abl.... Read More

Compensation Is Key to Fixing Primary Care Shortage

Nov 19, 2023 at 01:56 am by Staff

  By Michelle Andrews, KFF Health News   Money talks. The United States faces a serious shortage of primary care physicians for many reasons, but one,.... Read More

New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines Aim to Include Larger, Targeted Population

Nov 14, 2023 at 11:14 am by Staff

  TriStar Centennial thoracic surgeon explains increasing treatment options and importance of early diagnosis   By Denis Gilmore, MD   Lung cancer in Tenne.... Read More

Science Says Teens Need More Sleep. So Why Is It So Hard to Start School Later?

Nov 06, 2023 at 04:40 pm by Staff

  By Catherine Sweeney, WPLN, KFF Health News   NASHVILLE, Tenn. — High school classes start so early around this city that some kids get on buses at 5.... Read More
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Unlocking Digital Strategies for Success: A Prescription for Medical Professionals

Nov 06, 2023 at 02:45 pm by Staff

  From MED Defenders   In today's digital era, a doctor's career journey goes far beyond the walls of their clinic or hospital. The success of a medical practice.... Read More

Should You Offer Your Services as a Paid Clinical Expert?

Oct 31, 2023 at 11:12 am by Staff

  By Richard Cahill, JD, Vice President and Associate General Counsel, The Doctors Company   Healthcare practitioners frequently serve as independent experts.... Read More

Build-out begins on final floors of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt expansion

Oct 08, 2023 at 08:50 pm by Staff

  By Christina Echegaray Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt continues to grow to new heights. As part of the ongoing four-floor expansion of Mon.... Read More

Sale of Health Care Practice to Private Equity in Tennessee from the Physicians’ Standpoint

Sep 23, 2023 at 01:23 pm by Staff

  By Anne Sumpter Arney    For the owners of a medical practice, an investment by private equity is a way to obtain value for their practice and facilitate a.... Read More