Promoting the science and art of medicine, care and well-being of patients, protection of the public health, and betterment of the medical profession.
The Doctors Company is part of the TDC Group (thetdcgroup.com), the nation’s largest physician-owned provider of insurance, risk management, and healthcare practice improvement solutions, serves the full continuum of care from individual physicians to academic medical systems—over 100,000 healthcare professionals and organizations nationwide—with annual revenue of $1 billion, and over $6 billion in assets.
The Central Coast Medical Association exclusively endorses The Doctors Company—a partnership that provides CCMA members with expert guidance, resources, and coverage. Benefits include:
These are just some of the ways The Doctors Company is taking the mal out of malpractice insurance. To learn more about the exclusive benefits of The Doctors Company, contact Matt Lawrence at (310) 492-4845 or MLawrence@thedoctors.com, or Get a Quote.
Cultural and Linguistic Competency (CLC): The ability and readiness of health care providers and organizations to humbly and respectfully demonstrate, effectively communicate, and tailor delivery of care to patients with diverse values, beliefs, identities and behaviors, in order to meet social, cultural and linguistic needs as they relate to patient health.
Implicit Bias: The attitudes, stereotypes and feelings, either positive or negative, that affect our understanding, actions and decisions without conscious knowledge or control. Implicit bias is a universal phenomenon. When negative, implicit bias often contributes to unequal treatment and disparities in diagnosis, treatment decisions, levels of care and health care outcomes of people based on race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability and other characteristics.
Diversity: Having many different forms, types or ideas; showing variety. Demographic diversity can mean a group composed of people of different genders, races/ethnicities, cultures, religions, physical abilities, sexual orientations or preferences, ages, etc.
Additional resources, tools, and examples can be found at www.cmadocs.org/cme-standards.
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