Vice President of Claims and Risk Management
Dusty Otwell, Esq., is US Acute Care Solutions’ vice president of claims and risk management. Previously, he was associate general counsel and director of risk management for Emergency Service Partners, a founding partner of USACS; a senior risk management consultant for ProAssurance Corporation, staff attorney for Maynard, Cooper & Gale, P.C., and staff counsel for Medical Reimbursements of America, LLC.
Dusty is responsible for industry-leading results on malpractice risk management, consistently achieving claims rates less than half of comparable benchmarks. He is a faculty member of the Center for Emergency Medical Education and teaches the High-Risk Emergency Medicine Course. He is a board member of the Texas Alliance for Patient Access, a volunteer for the Lawyer Assistance Committee of the State Bar of Georgia, and was an advisory board member of the Austin-Travis County EMS. He is licensed in Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, and Texas, and holds a corporate counsel registration in Ohio.
He earned a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University and his law degree from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.