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EmPRO Featured in NJBiz: “EmPRO makes its entrance into New Jersey”

Thank you to NJBiz and editor Jessica Perry for reporting on our successful 2021 and growth into the Garden State! EmPRO makes its entrance into New Jersey “New York’s third-largest admitted medical malpractice insurer is coming off of a big year. According to EmPRO Insurance Co., it grew its surplus by $29 [...]

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EmPRO Insurance Records Another Year of Strong Financial Performance; Sets Sights on Expansion in Northeast Region

Read about our 2022 results and exciting plans for the future in our latest press release… Malpractice Insurer Sees Combined Ratio of 78%, Strengthens Surplus by $29 Million, and Files to Operate in New Jersey ROSLYN, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–EmPRO Insurance Company and its parent company (“EmPRO” or collectively “the Company”), the third largest [...]

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Avoiding the Press; A Lesson in Confidentiality

You are served with a complaint involving a high-profile patient, in this case a professional athlete. You performed surgery on her and she claims she can no longer run and jump like she used to, prior to your surgical correction. Your first reaction is to call a friend that works for [...]

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Understanding Medical Malpractice Litigation: Be Prepared! (part 2)

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NYS DOH Advises Covered Entities on COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots

The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) has released an advisory on February 18, 2022 regarding COVID-19 vaccination booster shots. An excerpt from advisory reads as follows: “The purpose of this letter is to advise covered entities that the New York State Department of Health (the “Department”) will not [...]

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The Physicians’ Club Invites You to: The Wonders of Machu Picchu

The EmPRO Physicians’ Club Presents… The Wonders of Machu Picchu A live virtual event EXPERIENCE MACHU PICCHU & THE INCA LEGACY THROUGH THE EYES OF A LIMA NATIVE The EmPRO Physicians’ Club invites you on a virtual tour of Machu Picchu with host Aaron from his homeland of Lima, Peru. Are [...]

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NYS DOH Issues Advisory on COVID-19 Related Return to Work Protocols for Healthcare Workers

The New York State Department of Health (NYS DOH) has updated a high advisory on return-to-work protocols for healthcare personnel with SARS-CoV-2 infection or exposure to SARS-CoV-2. The advisory is relevant to all Healthcare Settings including but not limited to Hospitals, Nursing Homes, Adult Care Facilities, Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (DT&C), [...]

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NYS DOH Issues Advisory on Increasing Syphilis Cases in New York State

Last year, the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) Office of Sexual Health and Epidemiology issued a health advisory describing an increase of congenital syphilis in New York State. Since that time, syphilis and congenital syphilis have continued to increase across the state including New York City. Further, there is [...]

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How a Physician Can Lose a Case: The Importance of Keeping Accurate Records, No Matter the Patient

Most physicians who treat close friends or relatives don’t keep detailed charts, if there are charts at all. No matter the patient, accurate and complete records must be kept- a lesson the physician in the following example learned the hard way. The physician in this case, a dermatologist, was sued for [...]

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Diagnosis-related Claims

Posted by: Sanford Goldberg M.D., Chief Medical Officer for EmPRO Insurance Company A common cause for medical malpractice lawsuits amongst primary practice physicians and their associated subspecialties is delayed diagnosis and diagnostic errors.  An analysis of this problem was performed by CRICO and has been compiled in the CRICO/Candello database1.  Diagnosis-related [...]

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NYS DOH Advisory: Electronic Prescribing Mandate Exceptions

On March 14, 2022, The New York State Department of Health [...]

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