Information for Providers

Lifespan Risk Management

Lifespan Risk Services (LRS) is an independent third party administrator created to provide the administrative services for Lifespan’s self-funded professional and general liability indemnity program, R.I. Sound Enterprises Insurance CO., LTD (RISE). This includes financial and underwriting management, claims management, and loss prevention strategies and education.

We are a dedicated group of individuals who are passionate about what we do with a goal of ensuring the best service for our customers. Please contact us at 401-444-8273 for more information or questions.

More about Our Services

Claims

The Lifespan Risk Services (LRS) Claims staff provide a number of services as we advise, support and guide indemnified parties through the process of a claim or lawsuit. 

In addition to claims-related matters, we also assist with requests from the Rhode Island Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, the Rhode Island Nurse Registration and Nursing Education Board, other professional healthcare-related boards, and third party payor-related concerns about patient care. 

Please contact us at 401-444-8273 for assistance should the need arise, or you would like further information.

Lifespan Malpractice Plan

Lifespan’s malpractice program, also referred to as the “Lifespan Malpractice Plan" (LMP), provides healthcare professional liability (medical malpractice) coverage to Lifespan, its entities and employees, along with independent affiliated physicians and their practices.

Loss Prevention

The LRS Loss Prevention Program is a collection of services that take a proactive approach to mitigating risk. Our focus is on the safety of the patient, and we will work with you to create a culture of risk awareness to reduce the likelihood of claims and lawsuits. We welcome the opportunity to provide real-time risk management guidance and support to you and your staff.

Risk-Focused CME Presentations

Educational programs addressing top areas of risk in health care, geared to specific malpractice threats found in each particular specialty area.

Office Practice Risk Consulting and Site Survey

Risk management services for office practices, ambulatory sites, and other high-risk service areas, including real-time answers to questions and issues, and self- and on-site safety surveys with follow-up feedback and recommendations.

The Physician Incentive Program

A collection of risk-focused activities intended to create a financial incentive for indemnified providers who choose to participate.

APOLLO Program

Confidential and compassionate peer support provided by Lifespan physicians to Lifespan-affiliated physicians involved in an adverse event, claim, or lawsuit.

Publications

Insights into Risk Management, a quarterly publication, provides our physicians and clinical staff with timely articles of interest and sound risk-focused tools to navigate everyday threats to safe practice in the workplace. Access our Insights archive here.

LRS Loss Prevention Guidelines

A selection of current tips and recommendations geared toward office practice-specific issues.

Please contact us at 401-444-8273 for assistance should the need arise, or if you would like further information.