News tagged with medical malpractice

Doing the right thing when things go wrong

The University of Michigan Health System doesn't claim to be perfect. But its response to medical errors, near-misses, unexpected clinical problems and unintended outcomes is a model for the nation that other hospitals can ...

Dec 14, 2012
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E-records linked to fewer malpractice claims

(HealthDay News) -- Malpractice claims dipped dramatically among Massachusetts physicians after they began using electronic medical records, according to new research, although it's not clear whether the ...

Jun 26, 2012
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The poor, in fact, are less likely to sue their doctor

Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Institute and his team demonstrate that socioeconomically ...

Feb 27, 2012
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