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Defines malpractice, injured patient needs, effects of current system on all of us, who contributes to the problem.
|Patient Injury: An Ethical Health Partnership Approach:
A 3-part series
|Explores limitations of current medical malpractice liability system, phases of healing and repair when injury occurs. An ethical health partnership approach that includes a non-adversarial approach that provides justice to both patients and physicians is discussed. Additional links included.
|Reviews major features of reform to the medical malpractice liability system. Reform is needed to stabilize the system, but will not fix the core defects.
|Links to articles on Medical Malpractice from other Sources||* Effects of the medical malpractice system and tort system on care and health costs
* Addressing the Crisis
* For Physicians (prevention and support when named in a claim)
* For Nurses