XL Group's Bermuda Insurance Operations partner with The Sullivan Group to provide clinical risk and loss prevention services to healthcare clients

TUE FEB 11, 2014, HAMILTON, BERMUDA — XL Group’s Bermuda Insurance Operations today announced a new partnership with The Sullivan Group (“TSG”), one of the premier providers of clinical risk and loss prevention services to hospitals, physicians and nurses throughout the US. Through this new partnership, XL Group’s Bermuda Insurance Operations, XL Insurance (Bermuda) Ltd (“XLIB”), seek to align their portfolio of healthcare clients and prospective clients with TSG’s mission of improving patient safety by reducing medical errors and lowering the frequency of malpractice claims. Wesly Guiteau, Senior Vice President and Healthcare Practice Leader at XLIB, said: “We are pleased to have reached this agreement with TSG to provide our clients with first-class complementary risk management and online education services. For more than 27 years, XLIB has provided leading insurance solutions to this industry. This new partnership demonstrates XLIB’s continuing commitment to our clients and it is part of a multi-prong effort to realign our platform with our clients’ growing need for insurance products, including risk management support." Carla Greaves, Senior Vice President and Chief Excess Casualty Underwriter at XLIB, agrees that the partnership between XLIB and TSG reinforces XL Group’s commitment to delivery of sophisticated risk solutions to this important industry sector. Ms. Greaves said: “As the US healthcare industry transitions to meet requirements of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, XLIB has embraced the opportunity to align with a prominent healthcare risk services consultant, such as TSG, to assist clients in improving the quality of healthcare delivery and therefore achieving better results in patient care.” TSG President & CEO Dan Sullivan, MD, JD FACEP, said: “We look forward to our new partnership with XLIB as we believe their organization has made a unique commitment to the healthcare industry and is well positioned to promote our mission of improving patient safety through implementation of tools proven to reduce medical errors and improve quality of care.”  

About The Sullivan Group

The Sullivan Group (“TSG”)is a leading provider of clinical loss prevention and patient safety programs in the healthcare industry. Since 1998, TSG has helped over 800 hospitals implement proactive risk mitigation programs to reduce their clinical risk profile and medical malpractice exposure. TSG remains committed to their mission of improving patient safety by reducing medial errors, especially in the high-risk areas of Emergency Medicine and Obstetrics. Annually, TSG’s programs impact more than 16,000,000 patient visits. To learn more, visit www.thesullivangroup.com.  

About XL Group plc’s Insurance Operations

XL Group plc’s insurance companies offer property, casualty, professional and specialty insurance products globally. Businesses that are moving the world forward choose XL as their partner. To learn more, visit xlgroup.com/insurance.  

About XL Group plc

XL Group plc (NYSE:XL), through its subsidiaries, is a global insurance and reinsurance company providing property, casualty and specialty products to industrial, commercial and professional firms, insurance companies and other enterprises throughout the world. XL is the company clients look to for answers to their most complex risks and to help move their world forward. To learn more, visit www.xlgroup.com XL Group is the global brand used by XL Group plc’s insurance and reinsurance subsidiaries.