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Sensitivity to malpractice

Many argue that physicians that are more concerned about malpractice are also more likely to engage in defensive medicine. The argument extends that defensive medicine contributes to rising health [...]

October 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

The State of Medical Malpractice Payouts

I have written a few articles and blog posts about medical malpractice.  A company recently published a study of medical malpractice claims from 2012.  Some interesting findings are: New York had [...]

September 2, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Dao of Disclosure

What would cure the malpractice crisis? Health courts, superfunds, damages caps? What about simple honesty? Medical malpractice litigation is a major source of angst, expense, and inefficiency in [...]

June 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

2012 Year in Review (Part 2 of 4)

Alternative Healthcare Delivery Systems   The concept of the medical home is an old one, developed in the 1960s for the pediatric population, but lately has grown in popularity. It hopes to [...]

December 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

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