Blogger Archives: Paul Greve

Paul Greve

Paul is the Executive Vice President of Willis' Health Care practice in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, with extensive expertise in both the health care and insurance industries. He has authored many articles and chapters in insurance and risk management journals and texts, medical texts, nursing journals, law journals and seminar manuals--and is a frequent contributor to Willis' own HealthTrek Newsletter. Paul has co-chaired national symposiums on medical malpractice for the Professional Liability Underwriting Society and has served on the editorial boards of three risk management publications, including the Journal of Healthcare Risk Management.

Telemedicine Law and Liability: 2015

Telemedicine has been growing exponentially in recent years and will continue to do so over the next decade. Telemedicine has the potential to improve care and reduce cost, goals fully consistent with the aims of health care reform. Indeed it … Continue reading →

Health Care Professional Liability: New Data

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Earlier this month at the Willis Health Care Practice’s Annual Forum, representatives from three of the leading malpractice claims databases in the industry shared what their data is telling them. The overlap was striking. Continue reading →

Misdiagnosis: The Most Common Source of Malpractice Claims–Persistently

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BMJ recently reported "missed diagnoses were the most common source of malpractice claims." Long an issue, misdiagnosis rates may be about to get worse. Continue reading →

Video: Taking the Offensive Against Defensive Medicine

Paul Greve Interviewed by Colleen McCarthy at RIMS 2013

In a WillisTV interview from the floor of RIMS, I spoke to Colleen McCarthy about the progress many of us hope to see in addressing the problem of defensive medicine—and about the issues created by some of the solutions arising … Continue reading →

Our Scariest Health Care Risks – Escalating Verdicts and Settlements in Pediatric Litigation

Scariest Risks

The scariest and most volatile health care professional liability cases to defend involve severely injured children. Some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the U.S. over the last few years have occurred in non-obstetric pediatric cases. In many instances … Continue reading →

Missouri Supreme Court Strikes Down Malpractice Caps–a Trend?

Money Breaking Thru Ceiling

The Supreme Court of Missouri this month struck down the law that paced a $350,000 cap on malpractice awards as unconstitutional. Missouri now joins Illinois and Georgia as the states that in recent years have overturned past legislative efforts at … Continue reading →

How to Mitigate Obstetrical Risk–And Guard Against a Jumbo Verdict

At the RIMS Conference next week, I will be a panelist in the health care industry session, presenting on patient safety in obstetrics—and I thought I’d share a preview of it with you. Continue reading →

Emerging Health Care Risk of 2012

Hospitals and health care systems of all sizes, from critical access facilities to huge non-profit and for-profit organizations, are struggling to deal with the health care professional liability issues raised by the seeming tidal wave of physicians becoming employed by … Continue reading →

Largest Health Care Claims of 2011

The largest health care verdicts most frequently involve injured children in obstetric and pediatric cases, and this year was no different. Continue reading →

Scariest Health Care Risk: Obstetrics

There is no more scary risk in health care than obstetrics. Continue reading →