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CNA HealthPro and Nurses Service Organization (NSO) Provide Analysis of Nurse Claims


CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- CNA HealthPro, a leader in the healthcare professional liability industry, recently collaborated with Nurses Service Organization (NSO) to publish a healthcare industry resource, Understanding Nurse Liability, 2006-2010: A Three-part Approach. The report analyzes nurse closed claims over a five-year period with an emphasis on assisting nurses in identifying and managing risk exposures which are most likely to affect their practices.

“This report was developed as a tool to help nurses examine their current practices in relation to the claims and losses experienced by their peers,” said Bruce Dmytrow, vice president - Specialty Risk Control, CNA. “CNA and NSO are dedicated to ensuring that nurses and the healthcare industry have the necessary patient safety and risk control resources to identify exposures, create a safer patient experience and promote quality care services.”

Through the NSO program, CNA is the nation’s largest underwriter of professional liability insurance coverage for individual nurses. These nurses work in a variety of specialties and locations including hospitals, nursing homes, practitioner offices, schools, medical spas and ambulatory care centers.

In addition to analyzing reported claim events from CNA-insured nurses, the collaborative resource includes:

  • Risk control recommendations and a self-assessment checklist
  • NSO’s analysis of nurse license protection paid claims
  • Highlights from NSO’s 2011 Qualitative Nurse Work Profile Survey

This report and other CNA HealthPro resources are available online at; or, printed copies can be requested by calling 888-600-4776.

A proven leader in providing comprehensive insurance coverages to the healthcare industry, CNA HealthPro offers a full range of insurance products for healthcare providers and organizations. For more information, please contact CNA HealthPro at 888-600-4776 or visit

Serving businesses and professionals since 1897, CNA is the country’s seventh largest commercial insurance writer and the 13th largest property and casualty company. CNA’s insurance products include standard commercial lines, specialty lines, surety, marine and other property and casualty coverages. CNA's services include risk management, information services, underwriting, risk control and claims administration. For more information, please visit CNA at CNA is a registered trademark of CNA Financial Corporation.

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