Additional Benefits

Online Tools, Newsletters, And Personalized Assistance To Help Make It Easier For You To Focus On Patient Care

You can access or request copies of the following risk reduction tools and resources from the Ob-Gyn Risk Alliance section of the ProAssurance Secure Services Portal.

Ob Tool Kit

ACOG Patient Safety Checklists

  • Trial of Labor After Previous Cesarean Delivery
  • Appropriateness of Trial of Labor After Previous
  • Cesarean Delivery
  • Magnesium Sulfate Before Anticipated Preterm Birth for Neuroprotection
  • Documenting Shoulder Dystocia
  • Scheduling Induction of Labor
  • Preoperative Planned Cesarean Delivery
  • Scheduling Planned Cesarean Delivery
  • Inpatient Induction of Labor
  • Postpartum Hemorrhage from Vaginal Delivery

Patient Education Materials on a wide range of subjects (including ACOG patient education material) 

Forms, Guidelines, Policies, and Procedures

  • C-Section Hospital Documentation Template
  • Cyber Liability Checklist
  • Shoulder Dystocia Hospital Documentation Template
  • Ob Risk Assessment Checklist
  • Diagnostic Test and Referral Tracking Form
  • Chaperone Guideline
  • Postnatal Depression Screening Guideline
  • Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey Policy
  • Patient Satisfaction Survey
  • Telephone Triage Guideline
  • Telephone Triage Template
  • Telephone Documentation Pads
  • Withdrawal from Care or Terminating the Ob-Physician-Patient Relationship Guide and Letter

Skills Checklists

  • Ob-Gyn Licensed Employee Skills Checklist
  • Ob-Gyn Unlicensed Employee Skills Checklist

Informed Consent Forms

  • C-Section
  • Labor Induction
  • Vaginal Birth Delivery/Instrument Assisted Delivery
  • VBAC

Ob-Gyn BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 Genetic Testing Tool Kit

As our ongoing commitment to provide you with relevant risk resources, The BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 Genetic Testing Tool Kit is available. Discover how failure to obtain BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 genetic testing may represent an area of potential liability in allegations of delayed breast cancer diagnoses by reviewing PIAA’s article entitled “Failure to Recommend Genetic Testing: The Next Wave of Medical Professional Liability Lawsuits?”. The tool kit also contains additional links to documents, forms, and patient education materials you may find useful as you provide patient care.

  • ACOG BRCA1 and BRCA2 Mutation Patient Education Fact Sheet
  • BRCA Genetic Screening Criteria
  • BRCA Genetic Testing Checklist
  • Laboratory Quality Checklist for BRCA Genetic Testing
  • Informed Consent Form
  • Informed Consent - BRCA1 and BRCA2 Genetic Mutation Testing
  • Direct-to-Consumer BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 Testing

Sign in to the Ob-Gyn Risk Alliance section of the ProAssurance Secure Services Portal to access any of the resources in the OB Toolkit listed above.

OB Risk Management Guidelines

These guidelines help you and your staff reduce Ob-related liability risk and improve the defensibility of potential claims. Download a copy in the Ob-Gyn Risk Alliance section of the ProAssurance Secure Services Portal

Newsletters

You receive monthly communications to help keep you abreast of the latest information and risk trends affecting your specialty. Publications include:

  • Vital Signs–this mailed newsletter includes closed-claim reviews and illustrates risk factors that prompt claims.
  • Ob-Gyn Risk Alliance Enewsletter–provides timely risk management news and information specific to the Ob-Gyn practice.

Sign in to the Ob-Gyn Risk Alliance section of the ProAssurance Secure Services Portal to review back issues of the Ob-Gyn Vital Signs newsletter.

Personalized Assistance

ProAssurance’s Risk Resource Advisors are just a phone call or email away. Please contact us for personalized assistance and answers to your risk questions at 844.223.9648 or email RiskAdvisor@ProAssurance.com.

ACOG Materials And Fetal Monitoring Books

You also can request ACOG materials and/or one or both of the following books (limited to $200 worth of materials or books annually for each member physician):

  1. Mosby’s Pocket Guide to Fetal Monitoring: A Multidisciplinary Approach, a $45 value
  2. Electronic Fetal Monitoring Certification Review, a $50 value

Please call ProAssurance’s Risk Management Department at 844.223.9648 or email RiskAdvisor@ProAssurance.com to obtain these materials.

Personalized Assistance

ProAssurance’s risk management experts are just a phone call or email away. Please contact us for personalized assistance and answers to your risk questions at 844.223.9648 or email RiskAdvisor@ProAssurance.com.

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