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Health Management

Lukas Lambert

2018 20 Feb

Top Quote from BlogAppropriate utilisation of imaging and defensive medicine - where do we stand?“Broadly speaking, more examinations are performed which, instead, potentially harm the patients, decreasing the benefit-to-risk ratio of our diagnostic test. The overuse of CT has other implications as well,including radiation exposure, organisational issues,... Read more

Executive Health Management

Defensive Practices Linked To Lawsuit Liability Among US Neurosurgeons

2015 02 Feb

A large majority of neurosurgeons in the United States perform extra tests and procedures as a precaution against malpractice lawsuits. In states with greater risk liability, defensive medicine spending is especially high. Defensive medicine refers to decision-making based on concerns over medical malpractice litigation more than anticipated benefits... Read more