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Thursday 5 October

Day One Conference

08:00 - 09:30

Registration and Breakfast

09:30 - 09:35

Welcome and introduction from MDU and MPS – Dr Matthew Lee, Professional Services Director, MDU and Dr Pardeep Sandhu, Executive Director, Professional Services, MPS

09:30 - 09:35

Welcome on behalf of PIAA – Dr Richard Anderson, Chair of PIAA

Session 1 Plenary:

New paradigms in medicine and medical liability

Chair: Dr Hartley Stern, Executive Director and CEO, Canadian Medical Protection Association (CMPA)

09:40 - 10:10

Keynote: A global perspective on healthcare improvement – Derek Feeley, President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement

10:10 - 10:40

New paradigms in medicine and medical liability – William Stancil (Stan) Starnes, Chairman and CEO of ProAssurance Corporation, USA

10:40 - 11:00

Panel discussion

11:00 - 11:30

Morning break

Session 2 Plenary:

Economics of a changing medical market: The effect of high-value cases

Chair: Mark Doepel, Partner, Sparke Helmore (Australia), Chairman and Director of Lloyds Australia Ltd, Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Notre Dame

11:30 - 11:50

Nationalisation of obstetric risk: Driving national change at a local level – Dr Rhona Mahony, Master of National Maternity Hospital Dublin, Republic of Ireland

11:50 - 12:10

Catastrophic injuries: The economic costs – James Rakow, Actuarial and Advanced Analytics, Deloitte, London, UK

12:10 - 12:30

Panel discussion

12:30 - 13:30

Networking lunch

Parallel sessions 3:

Session 3A

Professional theme: Transformation of the medical team

Chair: Ebbo van Gelderen, CEO, OWM MediRisk B.A.


Emerging models of care – the use of non-medical professionals  – Dr David Geddes, Head of Primary Care Commissioning, NHS England


Emerging models of care – The US Experience – Dr Laurie Drill-Mellum, CMO, MMIC


Panel discussion: Focus on how many indemnifiers and insurers may meet the challenge

Session 3B

Commercial theme: Cyber liability and security


Underwriting privacy and data security risks  – Paul Bantick, Underwriter, Beazley


Data security in a global context – Speaker to be confirmed


Panel discussion

Parallel sessions 4:

Session 4A

Professional theme: Internet and new technologies: Benefits and new risks


Telemedicine: Benefits, risks and pitfalls. Who carries the liability?  – Dr Stephen Davies,

Consultant Radiologist and Medical Director, Medica Group, UK


New technologies and social media: The Australian experience – Speaker to be confirmed


Panel discussion: Focus on how many indemnifiers and insurers may meet the challenge

Session 4B

Commercial theme: Big data vs Clinical coding


Big data risks and benefits  – Speaker to be confirmed


Coding initiatives: Benefits of data sharing and data mining –Speaker to be confirmed


Data – Dr Lisa Calder, Director, Medical Care Analytics, CMPA


Afternoon break

Session 5 Plenary:

Change and disruption in medical liability

Chair: Christine Tomkins, Chief Executive, MDU

16:00 - 16:30

Going digital: How technology is changing healthcare Dr James Bagian, Director of the Centre for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety, Veterans Hospital, University of Michigan, USA




Close of day 1

Social programme

19:00 - 23:30

The St Paul’s Experience

change and disruption

Strategies for managing the evolution of medical liability