Advanced Practice Clinicians (APC) and Liability [transcript] [audio]

Guest: Bridget Zaremba  

Presenter: Neal Howard

Guest Bio: Bridget is AVP, Healthcare Claims Leader at QBE North America, an integrated specialist insurer, which offers commercial, personal and specialty lines capabilities to meet the targeted and evolving needs of its customers. Bridget joined QBE in 2016 after more than 30 years in healthcare delivery, risk management and medical professional liability insurance. She is responsible for the development and management of the QBE Healthcare Claims team. Prior to joining QBE, she was AVP, Healthcare Liability claims for Allied World Insurance, where she managed the healthcare claims department for the Midwest and West coast regions. Bridget has worked as a regional claims manager at American Physicians Assurance, was a principal at a medical legal consultancy and was the director of risk management at a hospital in Chicago. She began her career as a Registered Nurse. Bridget earned her Baccalaureate Degree in nursing from Elmhurst College and a Master of Jurisprudence Health Law from Loyola University School of Law.  

Segment Overview: Bridget Zaremba, a Healthcare Claims Practice Leader at QBE North America, discusses a white paper released on how the increased use of advanced practice clinicians (like Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants) is putting healthcare entities and physicians at risk and what physicians can do to mitigate these risks.


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