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Analyzing Texas’ Tort Reforms

Malpractice claims are not a popular topic around a physician’s dinner table – in fact, throughout my medical training, I’ve heard peers express unwillingness to pursue certain specialties specifically due those specialties’ high malpractice [...]

June 15, 2017 // 0 Comments

Barking up the wrong tree

Medical liability accounts for only 2.4% of all health care costs, yet medical malpractice reform is often hailed as a critical ingredient to reducing costs. Though capping non-economic damages—those that compensate patients for their pain, [...]

January 31, 2015 // 1 Comment

Protecting the Good Doctors

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine examined whether protecting doctors from could curb unnecessary health care costs, particularly in the emergency department where patients are high-risk and information about patients is [...]

December 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

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