Society may debate whether "defensive medicine" exists -- but every doctor would tell you he practices it.
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Healthcare Matters sits down with Dr. Richard Anderson, chairman and CEO of the Doctors Company. In part 7 of our State of Defensive Medicine series, we asked Dr. Anderson how the medical liability insurance landscape has changed over the last 15 years.
About the Author
Richard E. Anderson is chairman and chief executive officer of The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer. Anderson was a clinical professor of medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and is past chairman of the Department of Medicine at Scripps Memorial Hospital, where he served as senior oncologist for 18 years.
Erik Leander is the CIO and CTO at Cunningham Group, with nearly 10 years of experience in the medical liability insurance industry. Since joining Cunningham Group, he has spearheaded new marketing and branding initiatives and been responsible for large-scale projects that have improved customer service and facilitated company growth.