COPIC Hires Laura Dixon as Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management

Denver, CO – COPIC, a leading medical liability insurance provider and health care advocate for risk management and patient safety, is pleased to announce that Laura Dixon has joined the company as Director, Facility Patient Safety and Risk Management.

In this role, Ms. Dixon will provide patient safety and risk management consultation and training to practitioners and staff at COPIC-insured facilities in Colorado and Nebraska. She is a registered nurse and attorney, and has more than 20 years of clinical experience in acute care facilities, including critical care, coronary care, perioperative services, and pain management. Prior to joining COPIC, she served as the Director, Western Region, Patient Safety and Risk Management for The Doctors Company.

Ms. Dixon is a member of the State Bars of Colorado and California, and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). She is also a frequent speaker at national society education programs including ASHRM and American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS).

Ms. Dixon holds a Registered Nurse Diploma from Saint Luke’s School of Professional Nursing, a bachelor’s degree in technical management from Regis University, and a law degree from Drake University College of Law.


COPIC’s mission is to improve medicine in the communities we serve. We work with physicians, health care professionals, group practices, hospitals and other medical facilities to support improved medical outcomes and patient care. Founded in 1981 by Colorado physicians, the COPIC Family of Companies includes the COPIC Trust, COPIC Insurance Company, COPIC Medical Foundation and COPIC Financial Service Group, Ltd.

COPIC Insurance Company is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance and recognized for its industry-leading patient safety and risk management programs. The COPIC Medical Foundation supports health care through grant funding, scholarships, and directed donations. COPIC Financial Service Group is a brokerage and consulting firm that focuses on financial services and products for members of the health care community.

COPIC serves as trusted partner for education, fosters collaboration among peers, and advocates for the health care community on important issues such as tort reform, patient safety, access to care and quality improvement. We also support health care on a broader level through initiatives such as reduced or no-cost medical liability coverage for volunteer physicians and a training program for medical residents.

Publication Details

Date: December 04, 2014

Source: COPIC Insurance

Author: COPIC

Type: Press Release