European complaint mechanisms vary widely

Allen, Ira
May 2008
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/20/2008, Vol. 178 Issue 11, p1409
Academic Journal
The article reports on the difference of medical complaint mechanisms, such as the implementation and the degree of transparency, among European countries. According to the author, European systems leave first contact in the hands of local physicians or administrators. However, the rest of the process varies from country to country like France, it involves both the national medical association and state institutions while in Denmark, the system is simpler with fewer avenues for achieving resolution.


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