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Executive Health Management

Malpractice Risk Lower For Doctors Who Spend More

2015 10 Nov

According to a study conducted by researchers at USC, Harvard University and Stanford University, physicians who spend greater resources and money on patient tests and procedures are at a lower risk of being sued for malpractice. The study is published in BMJ. The findings suggest that defensive medicine - where doctors do more for patients because... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Malpractice Nondisclosures - Fit for Purpose?

2015 12 May

According to an article published by JAMA Internal Medicine, most medical malpractice settlements include nondisclosure clauses but there is little standardisation or consistency in their application.   The review was conducted by William M. Sage, MD, JD, of the School of Law at the University of Texas at Austin, and co-authors who examined restrictions... Read more