Asia Becoming a Destination for “Medical Tourism”

In this video clip from the 2013 PLUS Hong Kong Regional PL Symposium, Peter Ford of Allied World-Medical Malpractice discusses the increase in “medical tourism” and the rise of the Asian medical market as a destination for wealthy individuals seeking care, as well as what that can mean in terms of liability exposures.

If you enjoy this clip make sure to register for the 2014 PLUS Hong Kong Symposium, 27 May at the Hong Kong Football Club. Registration fees start at only US$100.

PLUS members can view this entire session, and many more from past PLUS Conferences and Symposia, in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

Positives in the Rapidly Changing Medical Industry

From the 2013 Medical PL Symposium session “A View From the Top” James Weidner, CEO of Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. highlights some reasons that the future of medicine, and medical professional liability, looks bright.

PLUS members can view this entire session in the multimedia library on the PLUS website.

Session panelists not featured in this clip: Susan Chmieleski (Allied World), Chad C. Karls (Milliman), M. Michael Zuckerman, JD, MBA (Temple University)

Mobile Apps and Healthcare Risks

From the 2013 PLUS Medical PL Symposium session “Smart Phones, Tablets & the Cloud: Prescription for Disaster?,” moderator Eduard Goodman (Identity Theft 911/IDT911 Canada)  and panelists Linn Freedman, Esq. (Nixon Peabody LLP) and K Royal (Align Technology, Inc.) discuss how mobile applications are and will impact the medical arena.

PLUS members can view this entire session in the multimedia library on the PLUS website.