David M Studdert

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Personal choices of health plans by managed care experts
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 40:375-86. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Are damages caps regressive? A study of malpractice jury verdicts in California
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:54-67. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Claims, errors, and compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2024-33. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:553-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home litigation and tort reform: a case for exceptionalism
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 44:588-95. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of medical injury to patients: an improbable risk management strategy
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:215-26. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:1489-97. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical monitoring for pharmaceutical injuries: tort law for the public's health?
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:889-94. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Charges of human immunodeficiency virus discrimination in the workplace: the Americans with Disabilities Act in action
    David M Studdert
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:219-29. 2002

Detail Information

Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint Personal choices of health plans by managed care experts
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Med Care 40:375-86. 2002
    ..Expert opinion has not been used as a basis for comparing different forms of health insurance, in part because this perspective may not be appropriately sensitive to aspects of care that consumers value...
  2. ncbi request reprint Are damages caps regressive? A study of malpractice jury verdicts in California
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:54-67. 2004
    ..Use of sliding scales of damages instead of or in conjunction with caps would mitigate their adverse impacts on fairness...
  3. ncbi request reprint Defensive medicine among high-risk specialist physicians in a volatile malpractice environment
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 293:2609-17. 2005
    ..How often physicians alter their clinical behavior because of the threat of malpractice liability, termed defensive medicine, and the consequences of those changes, are central questions in the ongoing medical malpractice reform debate...
  4. ncbi request reprint Claims, errors, and compensation payments in medical malpractice litigation
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2024-33. 2006
    ..In the current debate over tort reform, critics of the medical malpractice system charge that frivolous litigation--claims that lack evidence of injury, substandard care, or both--is common and costly...
  5. ncbi request reprint Nature of conflict in the care of pediatric intensive care patients with prolonged stay
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 112:553-8. 2003
    ..To determine the frequency, types, sources, and predictors of conflict surrounding the care of pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) patients with prolonged stay...
  6. ncbi request reprint Nursing home litigation and tort reform: a case for exceptionalism
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Gerontologist 44:588-95. 2004
    ..Drawing on findings from our previous study of nursing home litigation, we outline these features and argue for careful attention to them as policymakers evaluate options for reform...
  7. ncbi request reprint Disclosure of medical injury to patients: an improbable risk management strategy
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:215-26. 2007
    ..A policy question more pressing than whether moving toward routine disclosure will expand litigation is the question of how large such an expansion might be...
  8. ncbi request reprint Conflict in the care of patients with prolonged stay in the ICU: types, sources, and predictors
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Intensive Care Med 29:1489-97. 2003
    ..To determine types, sources, and predictors of conflicts among patients with prolonged stay in the ICU...
  9. ncbi request reprint Medical monitoring for pharmaceutical injuries: tort law for the public's health?
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:889-94. 2003
    ..Medical monitoring arms the courts with a new mechanism for addressing harms proactively rather than reactively, which could yield new victories for public health...
  10. ncbi request reprint Charges of human immunodeficiency virus discrimination in the workplace: the Americans with Disabilities Act in action
    David M Studdert
    RAND, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:219-29. 2002
    ..The findings should help to target dissemination and support activities, designed to help workers take advantage of antidiscrimination protections, at the subgroups of workers who need them most...
  11. ncbi request reprint Enrollee appeals of preservice coverage denials at 2 Health Maintenance Organizations
    David M Studdert
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 289:864-70. 2003
    ..Congress and state legislatures are considering patient bills of rights that seek to strengthen opportunities for patients to have denials of coverage reconsidered by their health plans. Little is publicly known about such appeals systems...
  12. ncbi request reprint Caring for patients in a malpractice crisis: physician satisfaction and quality of care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:42-53. 2004
    ..First, perceptions influence behavior with respect to practice environment and clinical decision making. Second, perceptions influence the physician-patient relationship and the interpersonal quality of care...
  13. pmc Effects of a malpractice crisis on specialist supply and patient access to care
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 242:621-8. 2005
    ..To investigate specialist physicians' practice decisions in response to liability concerns and their perceptions of the impact of the malpractice environment on patient access to care...
  14. ncbi request reprint Researchers' views of the acceptability of restrictive provisions in clinical trial agreements with industry sponsors
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Account Res 12:163-91. 2005
    ..Medical school faculty could benefit from additional guidance about what their institution views as acceptable parameters for industry-sponsored clinical trial agreements...
  15. ncbi request reprint Changes in physician supply and scope of practice during a malpractice crisis: evidence from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:w425-35. 2007
    ..We discuss methodological issues that could explain the disparate findings regarding physician supply effects in studies using administrative data sets and survey data...
  16. ncbi request reprint Patterns of technical error among surgical malpractice claims: an analysis of strategies to prevent injury to surgical patients
    Scott E Regenbogen
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Surg 246:705-11. 2007
    ..To identify the most prevalent patterns of technical errors in surgery, and evaluate commonly recommended interventions in light of these patterns...
  17. ncbi request reprint Beyond negligence: avoidability and medical injury compensation
    Allen B Kachalia
    Department of Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, PB 6 Administration, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Soc Sci Med 66:387-402. 2008
    ..Importantly, all three nations are harnessing their systems' power to improve patient safety, and the avoidability standard appears to be well suited for this task...
  18. ncbi request reprint Decision making and satisfaction with care in the pediatric intensive care unit: findings from a controlled clinical trial
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatr Crit Care Med 5:40-7. 2004
    ..To facilitate critical decision making and improve satisfaction with care among families of patients in a pediatric intensive care unit...
  19. pmc "Health courts" and accountability for patient safety
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Milbank Q 84:459-92. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Missed and delayed diagnoses in the ambulatory setting: a study of closed malpractice claims
    Tejal K Gandhi
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:488-96. 2006
    ..Although missed and delayed diagnoses have become an important patient safety concern, they remain largely unstudied, especially in the outpatient setting...
  21. ncbi request reprint Analysis of surgical errors in closed malpractice claims at 4 liability insurers
    Selwyn O Rogers
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass Brigham and Women s Hospital and Center for Surgery and Public Health, Boston, Mass, USA
    Surgery 140:25-33. 2006
    ..The relative importance of the different factors that cause surgical error is unknown. Malpractice claim file analysis may help to identify leading causes of surgical error and identify opportunities for prevention...
  22. ncbi request reprint Financial conflicts of interest in physicians' relationships with the pharmaceutical industry--self-regulation in the shadow of federal prosecution
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1891-900. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Medical malpractice
    David M Studdert
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:283-92. 2004
  24. ncbi request reprint Patterns of communication breakdowns resulting in injury to surgical patients
    Caprice C Greenberg
    Center for Surgery and Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:533-40. 2007
    ..Communication breakdowns are a common threat to surgical safety, but there are little data to guide initiatives to improve communication...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hospitals' behavior in a tort crisis: observations from Pennsylvania
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:225-33. 2003
    ..It concludes by connecting these trends to larger medical malpractice policy issues...
  26. ncbi request reprint The new medical malpractice crisis
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:2281-4. 2003
  27. ncbi request reprint Obesity--the new frontier of public health law
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:2601-10. 2006
  28. ncbi request reprint Missed and delayed diagnoses in the emergency department: a study of closed malpractice claims from 4 liability insurers
    Allen Kachalia
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:196-205. 2007
    ..Diagnostic errors in the emergency department (ED) are an important patient safety concern, but little is known about their cause. We identify types and causes of missed or delayed diagnoses in the ED...
  29. ncbi request reprint Claiming behaviour in a no-fault system of medical injury: a descriptive analysis of claimants and non-claimants
    Marie M Bismark
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Med J Aust 185:203-7. 2006
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  30. ncbi request reprint Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery
    Mary R Kwaan
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Surg 141:353-7; discussion 357-8. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that wrong-site surgery is infrequent and that a substantial proportion of such incidents are not preventable by current site-verification protocols...
  31. pmc Cognitive errors and logistical breakdowns contributing to missed and delayed diagnoses of breast and colorectal cancers: a process analysis of closed malpractice claims
    Eric G Poon
    Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 3 F 1620 Tremont Street, Boston, MA, 02120, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 27:1416-23. 2012
    ..To erform a process analysis of missed and delayed diagnoses of breast and colorectal cancers to identify: (1) the cognitive and logistical factors that lead to these diagnostic errors, and (2) prevention strategies...
  32. ncbi request reprint Administrative compensation for medical injuries: lessons from three foreign systems
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Issue Brief (Commonw Fund) 14:1-18. 2011
    ..American policymakers may find many of the elements of these countries' systems to be transferable to demonstration projects in the U.S...
  33. ncbi request reprint Patients in conflict with managed care: a profile of appeals in two HMOs
    Carole Roan Gresenz
    RAND, Arlington, Virginia, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:189-96. 2002
    ..The success rate among retrospective appeals involving emergency room services--95 percent at both plans--was particularly striking...
  34. doi request reprint Does litigation increase or decrease health care quality?: a national study of negligence claims against nursing homes
    David G Stevenson
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Med Care 51:430-6. 2013
    ..The tort system is supposed to help improve the quality and safety of health care, but whether it actually does so is controversial. Most previous studies modeling the effect of negligence litigation on quality of care are ecologic...
  35. pmc Conflict of interest reporting by authors involved in promotion of off-label drug use: an analysis of journal disclosures
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001280. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether physicians and scientists who have such conflicts of interest adequately disclose such relationships in the scientific publications they author...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for retained instruments and sponges after surgery
    Atul A Gawande
    Departments of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 348:229-35. 2003
    ..Risk factors for medical errors remain poorly understood. We performed a case-control study of retained foreign bodies in surgical patients in order to identify risk factors for this type of error...
  37. ncbi request reprint Professional liability issues in graduate medical education
    Allen Kachalia
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    JAMA 292:1051-6. 2004
    ..Work hour restrictions and a growing understanding of the role of organizational factors in contributing to and preventing medical injury may increase the legal expectations imposed on GME programs...
  38. ncbi request reprint Analysis of errors reported by surgeons at three teaching hospitals
    Atul A Gawande
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02155, USA
    Surgery 133:614-21. 2003
    ..Little is known of the factors that underlie surgical errors. Incident reporting has been proposed as a method of obtaining information about medical errors to help identify such factors...
  39. pmc National costs of the medical liability system
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, and Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:1569-77. 2010
    ..Overall annual medical liability system costs, including defensive medicine, are estimated to be $55.6 billion in 2008 dollars, or 2.4 percent of total health care spending...
  40. doi request reprint False Claims Act prosecution did not deter off-label drug use in the case of neurontin
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2318-27. 2011
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Using malpractice claims to identify risk factors for neurological impairment among infants following non-reassuring fetal heart rate patterns during labour
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA02120, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:476-83. 2010
    ..We sought to use a novel case-selection methodology to identify antenatal or intrapartum risk factors associated with neonatal neurological impairment following non-reassuring fetal heart rate patterns during labour...
  42. ncbi request reprint Role of professional organizations in regulating physician expert witness testimony
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    JAMA 298:2907-9. 2007
  43. doi request reprint Professional oversight of physician expert witnesses: an analysis of complaints to the Professional Conduct Committee of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, 1992-2006
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02120, USA
    Ann Surg 249:168-72. 2009
    ..The program adjudicates complaints against AANS members for their work as expert witnesses in medical malpractice litigation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Whistleblower-initiated enforcement actions against health care fraud and abuse in the United States, 1996 to 2005
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:342-9. 2008
    ..6 billion (39%) of total recoveries. This study illuminates the scope and characteristics of qui tam fraud litigation and the whistleblowers who animate this important tool for addressing waste in the health care sector...
  45. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of physicians who frequently act as expert witnesses in neurologic birth injury litigation
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and the Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02120, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:273-9. 2006
    ..We sought to describe characteristics of physicians who frequently act as expert witnesses in neurologic birth injury litigation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Academic medical centers' standards for clinical-trial agreements with industry
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    N Engl J Med 352:2202-10. 2005
    ..We studied institutional standards regarding contractual provisions that restrict investigators' control over trials...
  47. pmc Strategies and practices in off-label marketing of pharmaceuticals: a retrospective analysis of whistleblower complaints
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS Med 8:e1000431. 2011
    ..However, the scope of off-label marketing remains poorly characterized. We developed a typology for the strategies and practices that constitute off-label marketing...
  48. ncbi request reprint The pharmaceutical industry versus Medicaid--limits on state initiatives to control prescription-drug costs
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:608-13. 2004
  49. ncbi request reprint The rise of litigation in human subjects research
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:40-5. 2003
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Managing care: utilization review in action at two capitated medical groups
    Kanika Kapur
    RAND, Santa Monica, California, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) . 2003
    ....
  51. pmc Process of care failures in breast cancer diagnosis
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St, Boston, MA, 02115, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 24:702-9. 2009
    ..Process of care failures may contribute to diagnostic errors in breast cancer care...
  52. ncbi request reprint The Leapfrog standards: ready to jump from marketplace to courtroom?
    Michelle M Mello
    Harvard School of Public Health, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:46-59. 2003
    ..This undesirable potential outcome compounds the importance of selecting these standards with the utmost care...
  53. ncbi request reprint Will physician-level measures of clinical performance be used in medical malpractice litigation?
    Aaron S Kesselheim
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115, USA
    JAMA 295:1831-4. 2006
  54. ncbi request reprint The McLawsuit: the fast-food industry and legal accountability for obesity
    Michelle M Mello
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:207-16. 2003
    ..In this paper we consider the reasonableness of the claims against fast-food companies and discuss several social effects that the litigation may have irrespective of its outcome in court...
  55. ncbi request reprint The reliability of medical record review for estimating adverse event rates
    Eric J Thomas
    Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:812-6. 2002
    ..The data used by the U.S. Institute of Medicine to estimate deaths from medical errors come from a study that relied on nurse and physician reviews of medical records to detect the errors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Hospital disclosure practices: results of a national survey
    Rae M Lamb
    Radio New Zealand, Wellington
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:73-83. 2003
    ..Reluctance to disclose preventable harms was twice as likely to occur at hospitals having major concerns about the malpractice implications of disclosure...
  57. doi request reprint Administrative compensation of medical injuries: a hardy perennial blooms again
    Paul J Barringer
    Common Good
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:725-60. 2008
    ..We conclude by examining conditions that may facilitate or impede progress toward establishing demonstration projects of health courts...
  58. ncbi request reprint Reduced medicolegal risk by compliance with obstetric clinical pathways: a case--control study
    Scott B Ransom
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48301, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:751-5. 2003
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Results of a clinical trial on care improvement for the critically ill
    Jeffrey P Burns
    Department of Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School and Children s Hospital, Boston, MA USA
    Crit Care Med 31:2107-17. 2003
    ..To develop, deploy, and evaluate an intervention designed to identify and mitigate conflict in decision making in the intensive care unit...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of the National Practitioner Data Bank on resolution of malpractice claims
    Teresa M Waters
    Center for Health Services Research, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Inquiry 40:283-94. 2003
    ..Because this disruption appears to have decreased the proportion of questionable claims receiving compensation, the NPDB actually may have increased overall tort system specificity...
  61. ncbi request reprint Disputes over coverage of emergency department services: a study of two health maintenance organizations
    Carole Roan Gresenz
    RAND Corporation, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:155-62. 2004
    ..We describe the characteristics and outcomes of enrollee-health plan disputes over insurance coverage for emergency department (ED) services at 2 large health maintenance organizations (HMOs) that apply the prudent layperson standard...
  62. ncbi request reprint Physician responses to the malpractice crisis: from defense to offense
    Allen Kachalia
    Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:416-28. 2005
  63. ncbi request reprint Medical errors involving trainees: a study of closed malpractice claims from 5 insurers
    Hardeep Singh
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, Texas, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:2030-6. 2007
    ..To describe the characteristics of and factors contributing to trainee errors, we analyzed malpractice claims in which trainees were judged to have played an important role in harmful errors...
  64. ncbi request reprint The rise of nursing home litigation: findings from a national survey of attorneys
    David G Stevenson
    Harvard University, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:219-29. 2003
    ..These findings elevate concerns about quality of nursing home care and indicate that litigation diverts resources from resident care, which may fuel quality problems...
  65. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials registries: a reform that is past due
    Jennifer L Gold
    University of Toronto Faculty of Law
    J Law Med Ethics 33:811-20. 2005
  66. ncbi request reprint A quiet revolution: law as an agent of health system change
    M Gregg Bloche
    Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 23:29-42. 2004
    ..We conclude with four lessons about law's role in the health sphere-lessons that stress the power of legal conflict to shape perceptions and to thereby change behavior before legal change occurs...
  67. ncbi request reprint Can liability rules keep pace with best practice? The case of multidisciplinary cancer care
    David M Studdert
    Med J Aust 188:380-1. 2008