PeriGen, an OB-specific risk reduction company, has entered into an agreement with Beazley Group, a Lloyd’s of London-based insurer of medical malpractice for US hospitals, under which Beazley will provide insurance coverage at a reduced cost to hospitals that implement PeriGen’s solution suite.

PeriGen’s solutions encompass OB care, from prenatal, to labor and delivery, to postpartum and well baby. It is into managing risk and reduce malpractice claims in OB. It provides consulting and professional services to improve outcomes and increase patient safety in OB.

According to PeriGen, its clinical decision support and fetal monitoring solutions combine patient data with evidence-based guidelines to generate real-time prompts, alerts and reminders at the patient’s bedside. It helps early identification of problems to swift intervention. Its solutions include the use of proprietary reporting and analytics tools, which help client hospitals to drive a cycle of quality improvement.

Donald Deieso, chairman and CEO of PeriGen, said: “As a leading insurer of hospitals’ medical malpractice exposures, Beazley recognizes that a strong commitment to patient safety can improve clinical outcomes. We are delighted to collaborate with Beazley in offering our clients the benefits of PeriGen’s powerful solutions and Beazley’s innovative approach to delivering cost-effective coverage to clients.”