Search Tag: medical negligence

IMAGING Management

Litigation claims in radiology: mitigating risks, reducing liability

2018 24 Oct

A new analysis shows that litigation claims for medical negligence are on the rise in the UK and continue to do so at an alarming rate. Notably, the cost of claims has increased at a faster clip with annual spending rising from £400 million in 2006 to £1.6 billion in 2016, according to the report published in the journal Clinical Radiology.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Medical Errors: Disclosure May Prevent Lawsuits

2017 22 Mar

Hospitals often take a "deny and defend" approach when faced with allegations of medical negligence. However, offering prompt disclosure and apology for medical mistakes may actually reduce the likelihood of their being sued by irate patients, according to an article from The Washington Post. Reforms to the way the healthcare industry handles medical... Read more