Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. Company Profile

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The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) was established in 1975 by a group of California physicians to manage the escalating cost of medical professional liability coverage. Two years later, CAP formed the Mutual Protection Trust (MPT), today a market leader in California's medical professional liability arena. MPT currently covers nearly 11,000 of the state's finest physicians and is the only physician-owned organization of its kind rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange, Sacramento, and Palo Alto, California. For more information, visit

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Malpractice Case: Here's Where Procedure Errors Often Occur

Physicians rely on their staff to complete all necessary paperwork, but patients often hold doctors responsible for completing this task. Cooperative of American Physicians

Malpractice Case: How Careful Physicians Can Miss Vital Information

Communicating critical test results is often done at multiple levels. But sometimes one or more channels will break down, and expected redundancies will evaporate. Cooperative of American Physicians

Malpractice Case: Staff Activities That Could Lead to Problems

Physicians can be challenged to know in detail all of the activities occurring within a busy medical practice. But an occasional check on regular procedures is a good place to start. Cooperative of ...

Malpractice Case: Physicians Should Be Able to Say 'I'm Sorry'

Sometimes saying 'I'm sorry' to a patient or their family can help prevent a malpractice lawsuit. This case explains why an act of contrition has tremendous value. Cooperative of American Physicians

Malpractice Case: Don't Let Your Words Get You Into Trouble

If a physician, without realizing it, says different things at different times, those statements could be used against him or her if there is a trial. Cooperative of American Physicians

American College of Physicians urges federal court to reject lawsuit seeking to overturn essential patient protections

(American College of Physicians) The American College of Physicians, together with the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, and ...

Malpractice Case: Are You Sure the Patient Received the Test Results?

This case shows why it is crucial for physicians to have a fail-safe plan to contact patients to discuss any test results. Cooperative of American Physicians

Malpractice: When Small Oversights Lead to Major Errors

In large medical groups, where several physicians may treat the same patient, doctors and other healthcare workers need to make sure that small oversights don't turn into serious patient problems. C...

PubMed Articles [2018 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

We cooperated so… now what? Infants expect cooperative partners to share resources.

Research has demonstrated that an understanding of and engagement in cooperative activities emerges early in life. However, little is known about the expectations infants hold about the consequences o...

Comparative Analysis of the American Board of Family Medicine and American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians In-Training Examinations.

Family medicine residency programs accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Osteopathic Association typically require their residents to take the America...

Removing restrictions on nurse practitioners' scope of practice in New York State: Physicians' and nurse practitioners' perspectives.

In 2015, New York State adopted the Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act to remove required written practice agreements between physicians and nurse practitioners (NPs) with at least 3,600 hours of p...

Changes in Physicians' Intrapersonal Empathy After a Communication Skills Training in Japan.

To investigate if physicians' intrapersonal empathy increased after a communication skills training (CST) workshop.

Spinal Motion Restriction in the Trauma Patient - A Joint Position Statement.

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS-COT), American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), and the National Association of EMS Physicians (NAEMSP) have previously offered varied ...

Clinical Trials [2064 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Enlisting Peer Cooperation and Prosociality in the Service of Substance Use Prevention in Middle School

Students' cooperative and prosocial behavior is vital to their social and academic success and to the quality of a school's social environment. This project will evaluate an instructional ...

NC Young Women's CoOp

This three-arm cluster randomized trial will develop, test, and compare the efficacy of two delivery formats of the Women's CoOp (WC), which is designed to provide risk reduction and empow...

African American Cancer Clinical Trial Decisions: Testing Tailored Messages

A randomized clinical trial (using a 2x2 factorial design) to inform our knowledge of the efficacy of a tailored health message intervention, using different depths of tailoring and involv...

Investigation of Selected Patient Groups From The Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease

To continue to follow the newborn cohort and the over-35 years of age cohort from the Cooperative Study of Sickle Cell Disease (CSSCD), a study of the natural history of sickle cell diseas...

Usefulness of a Mobile Information Management System for Haemodialysis Patient

The investigators developed and used the DialysisNet mobile application for physicians and Avatar Beans mobile application for haemodialysis patients. Patient-centred data integration and ...

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Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) was established in 1975 by a group of California physicians to manage the escalating cost of medical professional liability coverage. Two years later...

American College of Physicians

The American College of Physicians is the largest medical specialty organization and the second-largest physician group in the United States. ACP members include 130,000 in...

Land O’Lakes.

In the early 1920s, a cooperative was formed that had new ideas about making butter. In those days, most butter was made from sour cream and sold in tubs. This new cooperative made butter from fresh, ...

Oklahoma City Zoo

W are a fully accredited member of the American Zoo and Aquarium Association and the American Association of Museums as both a living museum and a botanical garden. The Zoo participates in numerous co...

American Airlines Credit Union

AA Credit Union was founded in 1936, and today serves the present and retired employees of American Airlines, their family members and others who work in the air transportation industry. AA Credit Uni...

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