To be sued less, doctors should consider talking to patients more.
Carroll AE. New York Times. June 1, 2015.
Reporting on trends associated with medical malpractice, how the same physicians tend to get sued, and reasons patients file claims, this newspaper article discusses better communication and physician behaviorchange as ways to reduce malpractice risk. The early resolution program at University of Michigan ishighlighted as an effective model for improvement.
What drugs do you take? Hospitals seek to collect better data and prevent errors.
Landro L. Wall Street Journal (Eastern edition). May 23, 2006:D1. [reprinted on Post-Gazette.com]
UPMC alert gives patients a voice in care.
Fabregas L. Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. May 19, 2006.
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