Medical Malpractice

Does Immunity from Medical Malpractice Lead to Improved Patient Care?

Does Immunity from Medical Malpractice Lead to Improved Patient Care?

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Results showed that the average post-SI incidence rate of harmful events at JMH was 13% lower (estimate=-0.1368, RR-0.8721, P=0.0109) compared to the 2 pre-SI years on record.

The Link Between Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

The Link Between Medical Malpractice and Defensive Medicine

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Many studies attempt to quantify the effect of the various malpractice claim regulations on physician practice by linking it to the prevalence of defensive medicine, which is when a physician alters his or her clinical approach for the purpose of reducing malpractice exposure.

Organizing Knowledge, Dealing With Unknowns in Medicine

Organizing Knowledge, Dealing With Unknowns in Medicine

Unknown unknowns continue to surround us, unseen and unaccounted for, right up until the moment 1 of our patients gets hurt.

Patient Education Essential in Underserved Communities

Patient Education Essential in Underserved Communities

The NP failed to provide standard care.

Medical Liability Reform in a Rapidly Changing Healthcare Environment

Medical Liability Reform in a Rapidly Changing Healthcare Environment

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Medical liability is one of the most troubling issues in medicine today, resulting in a heavy burden of patient mortality and injury.

Health Law Expert on the Current State of Medical Malpractice: a Q&A

Health Law Expert on the Current State of Medical Malpractice: a Q&A

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As US citizens continue to adjust to the changing political landscape, many in the medical field are wondering whether now may be the right time for medical malpractice reform.

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