TITLE

'Never events' tied to one of six med-mal claims

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Nov2008, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p130
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information about the 2008 Hospital Professional Liability and Physician Liability Benchmark Analysis. Released by Aon Corp. and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management, the study revealed that four recognized categories of hospital-acquired conditions make up 12.2% of total medical professional liability costs. It includes the following: hospital-acquired infections, hospital-acquired injuries, objects left in surgery, and pressure ulcers.
ACCESSION #
35166377

 

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