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Galen Insurance Company Remembers Dr. Mohammed A. Kabir

The passing of Dr. Mohammed A. Kabir last May was felt heavily at Galen Insurance Company. For many years, Galen has provided insurance for Dr. Kabir and the practice he founded, Centrec Care. Dr. Kabir was a great man, who is missed by the medical and psychiatric community of St. Louis, and as we remember […]

March 9th, 2015|Articles|

Ranken Jordan Patients Receive Car From Robotics Team

At Galen we are proud of the accomplishments of our insured, and this is no exception. The coverage we provide allows doctors to work tirelessly in their fields, inspiring new and cutting-edge technologies to patients, such as the car featured in this video. Ranken Jordan sets a great precedent of forward-view in the world of […]

March 9th, 2015|Articles|

A Poor Outcome Does Not Mean Bad Medicine

Originally featured in August of 2014 on STL Health & Wellness and St. Louis Medical News.

It’s 2PM on a Tuesday and you’ve just finished seeing a patient.  As you head to your next appointment a member of your staff hands you a notice letter.  This letter indicates that a patient of yours has sought legal advice […]

January 26th, 2015|Articles|

The Risk Manager – What is a Medical Home?

This new catch phrase describes an office where the patient feels comfortable seeking all sorts of medical advice, and where efforts are made to go beyond a focus on acute care.

The Geisinger Health System, operator of a health insurance plan and a network of clinics and hospitals in Pennsylvania, has begun paying the salaries of […]

January 22nd, 2015|The Risk Manager, Volume 1|

The Risk Manager – Vicarious Liability or, The Company You Keep

This title is not intended to refer to a good insurance company, although we think Galen is such a company, but to the well-documented phenomenon that lawsuits brought against medical practitioners almost invariably include a claim against every doctor and institution the plaintiff had any contact with in the course of seeking treatment. “Sue everybody […]

January 22nd, 2015|The Risk Manager, Volume 1|

The Risk Manager – Apologies, Expressions of Sympathy, Benevolent Gestures

The changes in Missouri’s law relating to professional liability that took effect at the end of August of 2005 were intended to address a number of issues concerning claims. The limit on non-economic damages, new rules on where claims may be filed, and the other revisions adopted in 2005 were primarily designed to fix provisions […]

January 22nd, 2015|The Risk Manager, Volume 1|

Galen Announces Address Change

Galen Insurance Company Officially Relocates Corporate Offices
Galen Insurance Company, a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance coverage for physicians, allied professionals, medical facilities, and medical entities announces its move to Bemiston Tower in Clayton, Missouri.
The new office address is 231 South Bemiston Avenue, Suite 1000, St. Louis, MO, 63105.  All other contact information including […]

October 9th, 2014|Press Releases|

Galen Insurance Company Now Providing Medical Professionals with Cyber Coverage as well as Malpractice Insurance

MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS – YOU MAY NOT BE A MAJOR GROCERY STORE OR RETAILER, BUT THAT DOES NOT MEAN YOU ARE SAFE FROM THE AVERAGE CYBER HACKER
Schnucks, Target, Neiman Marcus…Is anyone safe?  What about medical records and personal information that is now electronically stored in doctors’ offices, hospitals, urgent cares, etc.?  Reports of security breaches have […]

January 13th, 2014|Press Releases|