The Risk Authority’s CEO Jeff Driver answered these questions about healthcare risks for Businessinsurance.com:

1. “What are the biggest risks health care organizations are facing right now?”

2. “What is the biggest driver of workers compensation claims for health care organizations, and how can organizations manage these exposures?”

3. “Do you expect the increased patient load from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to generate increased medical malpractice exposures for health care organizations?”

4. “Have you seen medical malpractice and other professional liability insurance rates fall or stabilize in recent years? What’s driving the pricing trends?”

To read Jeff’s answers click here.

 

Jeff Driver

Jeff Driver has more than 25 years of experience as a risk management professional and has managed the enterprise risk in community, tertiary, and academic medical centers. A frequent speaker and author on risk management issues, Jeff has expertise in incorporating and managing subsidiary insurance companies, assuring organization corporate compliance, claims and litigation management, patient safety and loss control, employment practices consulting, and the development, reorganization, and implementation of alternate risk financing programs.  Jeff currently serves as the chief executive officer of Stanford University Medical Network Risk Authority, LLC (The Risk Authority), and as the chief risk officer of Stanford University Medical Center.