Healthcare Practice Managers supervise a healthcare facility enabling it to carry out its daily work and business effectively.
Why do Healthcare Practice Managers require professional indemnity insurance?
Healthcare Practice Managers can also be First Aid Trainers and/or Healthcare Program Managers. As a First Aid Trainer they effectively teach and assess the general public and other organizations in all areas of First Aid and other related subjects in the metropolitan and country areas. As Healthcare Program Managers they are involved in all aspects of the health care facility's operations, ranging from clinical patient care to managing technology. The health care project manager often has a unique skill set as well as the ability to interact with all levels of staff and possibly even patients.
Any false advice or errors in performing their duties could lead to a lawsuit and claim by a patient against the Healthcare Practice Manager. Professional Indemnity insurance provides essential financial protection for Healthcare Practice Managers by covering legal defence costs and damages payable in the event of a claim.
Public Liability Insurance for Healthcare Practice Managers
If you or any of your employees visit a customers premises your actions could cause an injury to another person. Similarly, if an accident happens whilst a member of the public comes to your place of business and they are injured you could be held liable. Public Liability Insurance protects you in the event that such accidents occur and a claim is subsequently made against you.
Public liability insurance also covers you if damage is caused to third party property while at the customers business. An example would be if an employee broke a valuable item while making a delivery at a customer's home. The claim to replace the item would be covered by public liability insurance.
Key exposures for Healthcare Practice Managers:
- Negligence in counseling clients
- Failure in developing community referral sources for rendering services to clients
Please Note: Coverage under the policy will be subject to the particular circumstances relating to a claim and the full terms and conditions of the policy.