Now more than ever, you and your insurer need to deal with the world as it is, not as it used to be. We can work with you in new and innovative ways to identify and prevent the toughest risks across the globe. We do so thanks to our holistic approach, which combines expertise with pragmatism. Just as importantly, we're backed by the financial strength of Swiss Re.
Deep-rooted industry expertise. Our risk knowledge makes us thought leaders in the marketplace. From operational to natural hazards, we have the hands-on experience to understand and mitigate risk. We help bring focus to your loss prevention and risk management practice, and insure you against unexpected incidents.
A holistic view of global risk engineering. Risk engineering solutions often defy easy categorisation. So we support our clients' needs across numerous lines of insurance, including Property, Engineering & Construction, Casualty, Professional Indemnity and Cyber. In doing so, we employ leading proprietary risk engineering tools. We also closely collaborate with underwriters to improve the insurability of your risks.
Supportive, reliable service. When you deal with us, you'll only ever have one point of contact - one of our more than 120 Risk Engineers worldwide who can provide a wide range of risk assessment and consultancy services.
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Expenses to US healthcare organizations and providers can become exorbitant due to the cost of medical malpractice. Arbitration agreements, which are incorporated into the admission process in many healthcare organizations, can reduce this burden by decreasing the number of jury trials and legal defense costs, promoting timely resolutions, eliminating the concern of unpredictable jury verdicts and damage awards, and maintaining disputants’ privacy. If a dispute proceeds to litigation it is beneficial to have a case heard in a reasonable venue, and a choice of forum agreement is valuable to incorporate in the admissions process.Learn more
Each year, approximately 4 million patients miss out on healthcare due to lack of available transportation. Based upon no-show rates for appointments and the volume of visits per year, the cost to the US healthcare system could be as much as $150 billion. During a one-year period pilot of utilization of Lyft for non-emergency patient transport there was a 27% reduction in no-show rates and 297% return on investment. Facilities such as MedStar Health and SCL Health have partnered with ridesharing companies to reduce ambulatory “no-shows" and deliver complimentary, convenient and reliable non-emergency transportation services for patients facing transportation barriers. The panel will discuss emerging trends with healthcare organizations' partnering with transportation network companies such as Uber and Lyft, the benefits and exposures these companies create for healthcare providers and how the industry can mitigate those risks as utilization increases.Learn more
To succeed with a medical malpractice case a plaintiff must provide evidence of negligence through establishing four elements: duty, breach, injury and damages. When the provider and a patient establish a professional relationship, the provider has a responsibility to provide a reasonable treatment plan. This is the element of duty. Our expert legal panel will analyze the provider-patient relationship and discuss relevant medical malpractice cases examining the duty to provide care.Learn more
Our panel will present an overview of the current problems and the epidemiology of child abuse including hospital-based estimates and medical care involvement. We will describe decision aids and triggers to improve the quality of care in the emergency department. The panel will also explore enhancements in primary care involvement in child abuse care with Extension for Community Health Outcomes (ECHO).Learn more
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