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Enterprise Risk Management Strategies for Drug and Alcohol Testing Organizations

June 4, 2018

Workplace drug testing has seen rapid growth over the last few decades. Some employers have the facilities to provide drug testing services for their own employees, while others contract with drug and alcohol testing services. Positive drug and alcohol test results can have a significant negative impact on the employee, and there are risk considerations for the employer as well. Likewise, drug and alcohol testing organizations have their own risk exposures and legal liability.

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With Growth Comes Additional Risk - The Changing Landscape of Drug & Alcohol Testing Facilities

June 4, 2018

It’s Monday morning and your phone rings. It is a new request for drug screening services at your facility. Your immediate thought is that it is employment related—maybe a precursor to someone obtaining a job, a random drug screening, or potentially a post-accident screening for individuals in the transportation industry. These are common reasons for drug and alcohol testing services to be requested, and they pose familiar liability concerns. However, there are also many areas where drug testing is becoming more commonly used, and, while these areas present new growth opportunities, they also present new liability concerns.

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Congratulations to Sarah Logue!

May 22, 2018

Join us in congratulating Sarah Logue, Senior Vice President and Medical Facilities Division Leader, on recently receiving her Masters in Insurance Law (LL.M.) from UCONN School of Law

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Preventing Patient Identification Errors

January 4, 2018

Too often, patient identification errors only receive their due attention after a serious mistake occurs, such as one that results in patient harm. These "sentinel events," as termed by The Joint Commission, persist despite numerous technological advances and initiatives to focus attention on the issue.

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What's New At OneBeacon Healthcare Group?

October 19, 2017

We are excited to have completed the merger with Intact Financial Corporation! You can expect ongoing communication about the future of our combined organizations. During the transition journey we have taken a fresh look at our healthcare businesses to identify segments where we maintain a strong market presence and where we perceive the greatest opportunities exist to deploy our healthcare experience and underwriting talent in preparation for future capabilities. As a result, I'd like to share some updates with you.

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Intact Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of U.S. Specialty Insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. and Announces Executive Appointment

September 28, 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 28, 2017 /CNW/ - Intact Financial Corporation (TSX: IFC) today announced that it has completed its C$2.3 billion (US$1.7 billion) acquisition of U.S. specialty insurer OneBeacon Insurance Group, Ltd. (OneBeacon). The acquisition makes IFC a leading provider of specialty insurance in North America with over C$2 billion in combined annual premiums focusing on small to midsize businesses. Read the full news release>>

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Get to Know Us: Capabilities and Appetite

March 31, 2017

We'd like to keep you informed of where we stand in this fast moving healthcare liability landscape with the rapidly changing carrier appetites and fledgling markets. Our underwriting teams are fully staffed, and we look forward to working with you to craft solutions for your risks.

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OneBeacon Healthcare Announces New Team Members

December 13, 2016

We are excited to welcome these experienced underwriters to the Healthcare team.