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November 28, 2017 | News Article

Fremont Tribune-Grant for Fremont Health Simulation Lab

​An article in the Fremont Tribune highlights a COPIC Medical Foundation grant that is supporting a simulation training lab at Fremont Health. Read full story »

November 16, 2017 | News Article

KHGI-UNMC receives grant to train providers

​A KHGI story profiles a COPIC Medical Foundation grant provided to the University of Nebraska Medical Center to support its Simulation in Motion-Nebraska (SIM-NE) program. Read full story »

October 27, 2017 | Press Release

Iowa Medical Society Endorses COPIC as Medical Professional Liability Insurance Carrier of Choice for its Members

The Iowa Medical Society (IMS) is proud to announce that COPIC was selected as the preferred medical professional liability insurance provider for its members and will serve as an IMS Strategic Partner. Read full story »

July 05, 2017 | News Article

Medscape-Ways to Avoid Sabotaging Your Malpractice Defense

​This Medscape article looks at various ways doctors can sabotage their own defense in a medical liability trial and features comments from COPIC's general counsel, Mark Fogg. Read full story »

May 17, 2017 | News Article

Medscape-Malpractice Dangers in the Patient Handoff

​This Medscape article looks at liability issues with the handoff of a patient from one physician to another and features comments from COPIC's chief medical officer, Dr. Alan Lembitz. Read full story »

April 26, 2017 | News Article

Medscape-Five Doctors Tell How I Survived After Being Sued

​This Medscape article explores the physician perspective of being sued and the personal and emotional challenges that come along with this experience. Read full story »

December 22, 2016 | Press Release

COPIC Hires Niles Cole as Chief Financial Officer

​Mr. Cole brings more than 26 years of experience as a business and finance leader in the medical professional liability insurance industry to his new role at COPIC. Read full story »

December 12, 2016 | Press Release

Wray Community Hospital Foundation Receives $10,000 Grant on Behalf of COPIC Humanitarian Award Recipient Dr. Monte Uyemura

​The COPIC Humanitarian Award in honor of Harold “Hal” E. Williamson is presented each year by COPIC Medical Foundation to recognize a Colorado physician for volunteer medical services and contributions to the community. Read full story »

September 15, 2016 | News Article

The Grand Island Independent - Grant recipient to donate $10,000 grant to Third City Clinic

​The article profiles Dr. Donald Wirth of Grand Island, who was this year's recipient of the Nebraska COPIC Humanitarian Award, and his grant donation to Third City Clinic. Read full story »

July 26, 2016 | Press Release

COPIC and Healthy Learning Paths Connect Kids to the Power of Health

​COPIC’s employee-hosted silent auction, held in early June, raised $14,000 for Healthy Learning Paths. Funds will support the local nonprofit’s mission to empower children to make healthy decisions.
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July 12, 2016 | News Article

CORHIO blog - What you should know about health care cyber liability

​CORHIO featured a contributed blog post from COPIC about cyber liability concerns in health care. Read full story »

March 03, 2016 | Press Release

Ted J. Clarke, MD, to Receive 2016 PIAA Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland

​Dr. Ted Clarke, Chairman and CEO of COPIC, will be honored in early May for his singular contributions and longtime dedication to the medical and healthcare liability insurance community. Read full story »

November 10, 2015 | Press Release

Bryan Health Connect Partners with COPIC

​Bryan Health Connect, a physician-led, physician-hospital organization, has formed a partnership with COPIC to offer enhanced benefits for its members. Read full story »

August 25, 2015 | Press Release

COPIC Medical Foundation Awards Grant to RxAssurance

​Grant funding from the COPIC Medical Foundation will support a study to determine the efficacy of RxAssurance's prescription pain medication platform, OpiSafe. Read full story »

August 20, 2015 | Press Release

COPIC Medical Foundation Pledges $25,000 to Support Kidney Patients

​Funds provided by the COPIC Medical Foundation will be used to create and distribute 1,500 Kidney Care Kits in order to increase care compliance with resources that reinforce doctors’ recommendations and well-established best practices. Read full story »

August 07, 2015 | Press Release

COPIC and MagMutual Form New Alliance

COPIC Insurance Company, Colorado’s leading medical liability insurance provider, and MagMutual, the Southeast’s largest medical professional liability insurer, are forming a new alliance to share industry knowledge and promote best practices. Read full story »

April 29, 2015 | Press Release

Pinnacol Assurance and COPIC Medical Foundation Support Prescription Drug Education in Denver

​Funds provided by the COPIC Medical Foundation will support efforts by the Center for Personalized Education for Physicians to launch a new course educating clinicians on guidelines to follow when prescribing or dispensing controlled substances. Read full story »

March 23, 2015 | Press Release

COPIC Promotes Gerry Lewis-Jenkins to Chief Operating Officer

​Ms. Lewis-Jenkins will retain many of her responsibilities and will continue to focus on market growth, expansion and legislative activities. In her expanded role, she will oversee COPIC’s Underwriting department and the operational areas of our Patient Safety and Risk Management department.  Read full story »

March 13, 2015 | News Article

Health News Colorado - Investing in Safety Helps Patients and Families Across Colorado

Read a Health News Colorado op-ed article about patient safety initiatives in Colorado by Dr. Ted Clarke, Chairman and CEO of COPIC Read full story »

February 17, 2015 | Press Release

COPIC Promotes Janel Loud-Mahany to Vice President of Underwriting and Policyholder Service

​Ms. Loud-Mahany will oversee the day-to-day operations of COPIC’s Underwriting and Policyholder Service department. Read full story »

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