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

Corvino, Frank
July 2011
Modern Healthcare;7/4/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 27, p21
Trade Publication
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.


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