Obstacles to health care transformation are numerous
- Medical Liability And Patient Safety. Sage, William M. // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p26
Political debate over medical malpractice reform seldom takes meaningful account of its policy context, including the emerging science of patient safety. Instead, stakeholders on both sides use the rhetoric of patient safety to support entrenched positions on hardened proposals such as capping...
- $1 million awards less common than suggested. Burda, David // Modern Healthcare;4/10/95, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p24
Reports on the statement issued by the Health Care Liability Alliance to persuade Congress that damage awards of one million dollars or more in medical malpractice cases were increasing. Healthcare group members of the Alliance; Complaints made in the statement; Alliance's use of data from Jury...
- CFA Chastises President Bush On Medical Malpractice Reforms; IIABA Praises Proposals. // Insurance Advocate;8/5/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 29, p7
Focuses on the medical malpractice reforms in the U.S. Provisions of the reform; Support of the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America for the reforms; Errors in the Health and Human Services Department report about medical malpractice.
- Health Council criticizes health reform progress. // British Columbia Medical Journal;Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p293
The article focuses on the 2013 progress report by the Health Council of Canada which criticizes the slow pace of health reform in Canada which cannot keep up with the evolving health care needs of citizens.
- New health minister promises open door, pledges to work with doctors. Eggertson, Laura // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/17/2013, Vol. 185 Issue 13, pE615
The article focuses on the speech given by Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose at the Canadian Medical Association's (CMA) meeting on August 19, 2013. She discussed her aim to work with physicians and to have an open-door policy for their representatives to address the most pressing health...
- CMA president slams doctors in parting speech. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/7/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 14, pE519
The article focuses on a speech given by Dr. Louis Hugo Francescutti, outgoing president of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), during the organization's annual meeting in Ottawa on August 19, 2014. Issues raised include Canada's declining health performance, changes in how patients perceive...
- Support urged for physicians who speak out on health care issues. Vogel, Lauren // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/20/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 13, pE1005
The article reports on the panel of discussions on physician advocacy and apathy at the Canadian Medical Association 144th annual general meeting and the Canadian Medical Protective Association (CMPA) annual meetings, held in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador in August 2011. It mentions that...
- The Medical Liability Crisis Of 2003: Must We Squander The Chance To Put Patients First? Hatlie, Martin J.; Sheridan, Susan E. // Health Affairs;Jul/Aug2003, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p37
Medical liability reform should be aligned with a patient-centered, systems-based approach to preventing injury. Lessons learned about medical risk are now buried by the legal system, and communication about risk is haphazard among health care providers and across the interfaces of our legal,...
- Liable to Suffer. Murray, Iain // American Enterprise;Sep2003, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p50
Focuses on the problems in medical malpractice in the U.S. Evidence of crisis in U.S. health system; Arguments against the no fault plan model for healthcare reform; Concerns regarding the issue of the Seventh Amendment and the right to settle disputes at civil law.