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PHTS joins The Risk Authority Stanford
Following unanimous approval by both boards of directors, The Risk Authority Stanford (TRA Stanford) and PHT Services, Ltd have completed TRA Stanford’s acquisition of PHTS and the official launch of TRA Stanford Global Service Center in South Carolina. "We are very pleased to be able to share...[MORE]
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Article 2661 New life for single-payer
Leading Democrats are lining up in favor of a single-payer healthcare system, also referred to as Medicare for All, and insurance and drug industry groups have started organizing in opposition. The most prominent Medicare-for-All legislation is the one proposed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, a likely ...[MORE]
Article 2660 Around single-payer: Skirmishes in CA and NY
The California Nurses Association vows to again pursue a single-payer option for the state next year, and opponents counter they will be well-prepared to stop the initiative in its tracks. The single-payer option passed the state Senate last year against all odds but never stood a chance of ...[MORE]
Article 2659 Hospitals launch drug company
Seven large health systems backed by three philanthropic groups have named a CEO for their not-for-profit drug company that will produce about 14 generic drugs that cost too much or are in chronic short supply. The coalition includes Utah-based Intermountain Healthcare, Ascension, SSM Health, ...[MORE]
Article 2658 Dr. Watson is ailing
IBM’s much-touted artificial intelligence system for battling cancer – widely known as Watson – is floundering and its failure to establish a toehold in healthcare has forced the company to lay off employees, according to reports by the Wall Street Journal and STAT. “More than a ...[MORE]
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Palmetto Healthcare Liability Insurance Program (PHLIP) was founded in 2001 in response to the growing need for a stable source for professional and general liability insurance for South Carolina hospitals and health systems. Operating as a risk purchasing group pursuant to the Liability Risk Retention Act of 1986, PHLIP serves its members by providing access to group self-insurance options as an alternative to commercial insurance. PHLIP currently offers its members group self-insurance alternatives for healthcare professional & general liability and medical stop-loss coverage.