TITLE

Punishing the provider: Fear of tort system is driving some doctors away, thus limiting choices

AUTHOR(S)
Corvino, Frank
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;7/4/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author ponders on the implications of the tort system for physicians in the U.S. He explores the medical errors made by physicians, including the complications associated with medical care. He explains how fear of tort affects medical care costs and medical practices. The author also reflects on the efforts of the federal government to address the problems associated with the tort system.
ACCESSION #
62572576

 

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