Coverys, a leading provider of medical professional liability (MPL) insurance, has announced the appointment of two new leaders to its executive team. Annick Charles will serve as senior vice president of the medical professional liability business, and Dana Siegal will take on the role of vice president of risk management and analytics to support the company’s mission to drive innovation and deliver risk mitigation services that keep healthcare professionals free to focus on delivering superior patient care.
With more than 20 years of MPL market experience, Annick Charles will oversee the physician, facility, and allied health businesses as Coverys’ first senior vice president of MPL business. Previously, she served as senior vice president and chief operating officer for Chubb Healthcare where she led facilities, allied, and other related underwriting portfolios.
Her expertise in driving portfolio growth and leading collaborative, multidisciplinary teams for underwriting activities will support Coverys’ continued evolution under the leadership of chief underwriting officer Joe Sullivan.
A seasoned nurse and Certified Professional in Healthcare Risk Management, Dana Siegal joins Coverys as vice president of risk management and analytics to lead the organization’s analytics, risk management, and educational services for policyholders. She most recently served as director of patient safety services for CRICO Candello and is a nationally recognized expert in data-driven risk management. Dana is a well-known speaker on medical error and patient safety culture with a specific focus on the diagnostic process of care. Additionally, she has served on multiple boards, including the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine, the American Society for Health Care Risk Management Journal Peer Review Board, and the Hospital Insurance Forum’s annual faculty and planning committee.
“Annick Charles and Dana Siegal each bring unique experience supporting providers to Coverys’ executive team,” said Joseph G. Murphy, president and CEO of Coverys. “Their expertise and collaborative spirit makes them invaluable assets as we continue to drive growth and innovation in the medical professional liability insurance market. Their contributions will bring fresh perspectives and great value as Coverys works toward implementing our long-term strategic plan and strengthening relationships with policyholders.”
With over $4 billion in assets, Coverys is a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance for medical practitioners and health systems. Coverys provides a full range of healthcare liability insurance options, advanced risk analytics, and best-in-class risk mitigation and education resources to help clients anticipate, identify, and manage risk to reduce errors and improve outcomes.