The EPIX Advantage

EPIX is a partnership of the best ED Groups in America

All of EPIX's groups are committed to raising the standards of patient safety to reduce risk factors that lead to malpractice claims. The partnership model assures a standard of high quality risk management practice that is essential to providing long-term, stable and affordable insurance for our groups.

It is the intimate involvement of risk management and patient safety programs into our offering that is uniquely EPIX, but it is not the only benefit:

  • Selective underwriting and risk profiling, assuring only high quality emergency groups are admitted into the Company
  • Financial accountability directly to the insured groups, with any excess premiums returned
  • Insured groups participate in the governance process
  • Aggressive claims defense, with immediate review of the claim by a board certified emergency physician, and periodic evaluations of the case as it develops.
  • Highly regarded insurance experts and advisors supporting the Company and management


What's New in Stroke Part 2 – Lytics and Thrombectomy


By Dr. Stephen Colucciello


In What's New in Stroke Part 1 we looked at relatively non-controversial topics regarding system issues and supportive care surrounding the ED management of stroke. Now it is time to "bite the bullet" and address the contentious issues surrounding tPA. Since the original National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) study was published in 1995, the lytic controversy has roiled emergency medicine for almost a quarter century.


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Patrick Kelly"Since becoming insured with EPIX in 2008 our group has benefited from a partnership that provides us with much more than malpractice insurance. As emergency physicians with a primary focus on patient safety our group appreciates the value of EPIX's risk management program on a daily basis." Read More

Patrick Kelly, MD, FACEP
Roper Emergency Physicians
Charleston, SC