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Government survey: Mental illness common, undertreated
Approximately 45 million adult Americans – corresponding to roughly 20% of the adult population – cope with a mental illness or a substance abuse problem each year, according to the most-recent report from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Oregon, with 23%, has...[MORE]
Articles of Interest
Article 2485 Save the dates
We encourage you to make sure a team representing your organization participates in the following upcoming events: A Slip/Trip/Fall Champions & Walkway Auditors Workshop for members of Palmetto Hospital Trust will be held September 21 at PHTS. Slips, trips, and falls continue to ...[MORE]
Article 2484 SCWCC: Medical Services Provider Manual proposed changes
On the SC Workers Compensation Commission website last week, the following announcement was posted: “At the Business Meeting on July 17, 2017 the Commissioners received a draft of the Proposed 2017 Medical Services Provider Manual (MSPM) text and the analysis prepared by the Commission’s ...[MORE]
Article 2483 Allied Universal debuts security robots
Allied Universal and partner Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies focused on significantly enhancing U.S. security operations, demonstrated robots in action at the BOMA International Conference & Expo held last month in Nashville. Officially called Autonomous ...[MORE]
Article 2481 Is it ageism to test older physicians?
Testing older physicians for mental and physical ability is growing more common but some physicians are battling the trend, reports the Wall Street Journal. “Nearly a fourth of physicians in America are 65 or older, and 40% of these are actively involved in patient care, according to the ...[MORE]
Upcoming Events
9/21/2017
Slip/Trip/Fall Champions & Walkway Auditors Workshop

9/26/2017
Webinar: Updates and Impacts - Federal and State-Level Legislation and Regulations

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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.