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2012-04-11 23:02:26

Total premiums reach $31 billion nationwide, according to new study by Patients for Fair Compensation Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2012 Physicians, hospitals, dentists, therapists and a host of other healthcare providers paid a total of about $31 billion in medical malpractice premiums in 2011 -- a new record, according to a study released Tuesday by Patients for Fair Compensation. The data, compiled by Bioscience Valuation of Germany, showed that all healthcare providers spent that amount...

2012-03-17 23:01:36

Diederich Healthcare has analyzed the data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and created a visually appealing and information-intense infographic that will interest doctors and other medical professionals nation-wide. Carbondale, IL (PRWEB) March 16, 2012 With the emergence of the National Practitioner Data Bank´s fourth quarter, 2011 which was released earlier this month (March, 2012), Diederich Healthcare has provided an insightful and informative medical malpractice payout...

2011-08-23 19:50:37

Baylor researchers develop new method for Europe´s REACH regulation Baylor University environmental researchers have proposed in a new study a different approach to predict the environmental safety of chemicals by using data from other similar chemicals. For many chemicals in use every day, scientists do not have enough information to understand all of the effects on the environment and human health. In response to this, the European Union enacted the REACH regulation, which places...

2011-07-05 13:00:00

Austin-based Capson turns medical liability insurance on its head with new "assurance offering" that makes improved communication between doctors and patients fundamental to insurance AUSTIN, Texas, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A unique new medical liability program that prioritizes improving patient/physician relationships is available in 21 states from Capson Physicians Insurance Company just eight months after its launch. Capson, founded last year with the support of...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.