Accountable Care's Effect on Medical Professional Liability

Healthcare liability captives are essentially warehouses for liability claims that have accumulated substantial amounts of claim data. They are now beginning to mine that data to determine ways to improve the quality of care. The management of reputational risk is one of the most significant risks facing healthcare institutions, and the integration of claims data into a quality improvement process is a key to managing this risk. This is changing the medical liability framework right before our eyes.