We’re excited to continue our Conversations with CEO’s Series with Jessica Embry at Yalobusha General Hospital. What drove you to pursue a career in the healthcare industry? I wanted to make a positive impact in the lives of others. As a young girl, I always wanted to do something that would help others. I attended […]
Craig Upton Marketing Account Executive I have been given a gift, a talent if you will. Some friends may say the gift of gab, but no, I have the talent to play sports and be halfway decent at them. Golf may not be one of them, as some of you may agree, but
HPIC’s CEO, Rick Farlow, is continuing the CEO Conversations’ with our next guest, Greg Harvard. George Regional Health System (GRHS) welcomed Chief Executive Officer, Greg Harvard in 2015. Mr. Harvard has over 18 years of healthcare experience and has held an array of positions in the healthcare industry. As a native and life-long
Chief Executive Officer Patrick S. Chapman, Ed.D. Tippah County Hospital Dr. Patrick Chapman was named the CEO of Tippah County Hospital in January of 2016. He holds advanced degrees in Counseling Psychology and Healthcare Administration. For the previous 14 years, he served as Program Administrator for North Mississippi Primary Health Care, Inc. in Ashland,
Alvin Hoover, CEO of King’s Daughters Medical Center (KDMC) for nearly 15 years, has announced his retirement in September 2022. Prior to joining KDMC, Mr. Hoover was the CEO of Abbeville Area Medical Center. He has over 30 years of distinguished service in hospital administration and takes a special interest in rural health policy development
HPIC Launches Pilot Program to Reduce Blood Culture Contamination. HPIC, Magnolia Medical Technologies, and MHA are on a Mission to Zero.
HPIC’S goal of the Mission to Zero program is to establish a standardized blood culture collection and contamination prevention model that may be followed by other hospitals to decrease false-positive blood cultures and patient harm to zero. This standardized system will help to improve testing accuracy for bloodstream infections; including sepsis. The program will not
AM Best has assigned a Financial Strength Rating of A- (Excellent) and a Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating of “a-” to Healthcare Providers Insurance Company and its reinsured affiliate, HPIC Risk Retention Group. Click here to read more about this rating in the AM Best press release.
Tort reform has shifted focus from non-economic damages to economic damages. There is evidence to show large number of future costs of care for plaintiff in order to avoid caps to damages request for non-economic damages. Tradition has been that plaintiff develops the damages. Typically, defense is not involved in those early stages of
IF YOU ENGAGE IN COVID-19 VACCINE ADMINISTRATION, FEDERAL LAW UNDER THE PREP ACT PROTECTS YOU FROM CIVIL LIABILITY
By: Sandra Cianflone You are entitled to PREP Act Immunity when: You are a “Covered Person,” because you are a licensed medical provider or a facility/practice; You are engaging in a “recommended activity,” because you are administering an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine; The alleged injury is causally related to the administration of the COVID-19 vaccine; and