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SALT LAKE CITY (February 5, 2014) – An estimated 70-80 percent of malpractice litigation involves doctor-patient relationship or communication problems,1 which highlights the impact that good patient communications and interpersonal skills have on managing risk. To help physicians maximize this key risk leverage point, The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services designed specifically for physicians, has partnered with Astute Doctor Education Inc., for it’s innovative new PREVENT education program.

SALT LAKE CITY (December 17, 2013) – With most eyes on the potential implications of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the ongoing soft Medical Professional Liability (MPL) market, industry leader MGIS notes that brokers and physicians should be wary of other critical forces shaping the marketplace in 2014. MGIS is one of the largest and oldest providers of insurance products for physicians. Company President Jeff Brunken reports that the ongoing soft market and proliferation of low-cost add-in coverage options are two areas physicians and brokers should closely study and address in 2014…

SALT LAKE CITY – (March 26, 2013) – For its more than 40 years of experience serving physicians, The MGIS Companies (MGIS) was recognized by the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) in March for 25 years as an MGMA Corporate Member. MGIS is the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians. MGMA is the nation’s principal voice for the nation’s medical group practice profession…

SALT LAKE CITY – (November 5, 2012) – The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the nation’s leading provider of insurance products and services specifically for physicians, today announced that Steven J. Lempp has been named regional vice president of sales, medical professional liability (MPL), covering the eastern region; and Matthew B. Ririe has been appointed regional vice president of sales, group disability (LTD), covering the western region.