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- Defending the practice of medicineRichard E Anderson
The Doctors Company, 185 Greenwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:1173-8. 2004
- Tort reform in medical malpracticeJudy Regan
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Nashville, USA
Tenn Med 97:322-3. 2004
- Medical malpractice: a crisis in cost and accessKathleen White
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD, USA
Nurs Manage 36:22-5. 2005..Examine the medical malpractice crisis and methods of stopping it...
- Malpractice liability in perinatal care: that was then, this is nowLisa A Miller
Perinatal Risk Management and Education Services, Chicago, Ill, USA
J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:76-8. 2006
- Medical malpractice and rhinologyDouglas E Dawson
Unity Health Care, Muscatine, Iowa 52761, USA
Am J Rhinol 21:584-90. 2007..The language, concepts, rules, and strategies of the legal system are foreign to science-based physicians. Understanding the statistics of rhinology malpractice litigation may aid the physician to cope with the assault of a claim...
- The automated external defibrillator: clinical benefits and legal liabilityHannah England
New England Medical Center, Boston, Mass
JAMA 295:687-90. 2006
- Physicians' communication skills with patients and legal liability in decided medical malpractice litigation cases in JapanTomoko Hamasaki
Division of Community Oral Health Science, Kyushu Dental College, Kokurakita ku, Kitakyushu 803 8580, Japan
BMC Fam Pract 9:43. 2008..The objective of this study was to identify factors of physicians' communication skills with patients, as related to their legal liability, and differences in doctors' communication skills with patients by the type of medical facility.
- Malpractice premiums in Massachusetts, a high-risk state: 1975 to 2005Marc A Rodwin
Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 27:835-44. 2008..However, because of discounts and surcharges, in 2005 premiums within the three highest-risk specialties varied nearly threefold, and nearly one-third paid less than in 1990...
- Standard of care and liability in medical malpractice litigation in JapanAkihito Hagihara
Department of Health Services Management and Policy, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyushu University, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, 812 85882 Fukuoka, Japan
Health Policy 65:119-27. 2003....
- Criminal prosecution arising from medical mishaps: a Japanese perspectiveYasushi Tsukamoto
J B Dept Neurosurgery, Kantoh Central Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Med Law 24:673-81. 2005..Besides, we wonder if such obligation of doctors to notify such 'unnatural' death from medical mishap may be against a person's privilege against self-incrimination which is assured by Japanese Constitutional Law (article 38)...
- Medical malpractice and legal resolution systems in JapanK Nakajima
Department of Social and Environmental Health F2, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, 2 2, Yamadaoka, Suita Shi, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
JAMA 285:1632-40. 2001..The lack of data on all claims hinders adequate evaluation of dispute resolution methods, development of appropriate risk management activities, and proactive education for Japanese physicians...
- Getting personal. Legal liability, patient-data overload among issues making physicians uneasy over emergence of personal health recordsAndis Robeznieks
Mod Healthc 37:40-2. 2007
- Risk management strategies following analysis of cataract negligence claimsA Bhan
Queens Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
Eye (Lond) 19:264-8. 2005..In order to help minimise the frequency of negligence claims, we performed a collaborative study to analyse claims relating to cataract surgery, dealt with by the defence organisations of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland...
- A description of emergency department-related malpractice claims in The Netherlands: closed claims study 1993-2001Jolande Elshove-Bolk
Emergency Department, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis, Postbus 95500, 1090 HM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Emerg Med 11:247-50. 2004..The aim of this study was to assess the quality of care provided at emergency departments (ED) in the Netherlands by analysing medical liability insurance claims...
- Fluoxetine-induced suicidal ideation: an examination of the medical literature, case law, and the legal liability of drug manufacturersAndrew E Falsetti
Food Drug Law J 57:247-67. 2002
- Moving beyond the blame gameKaren Ignagni
American Association of Health Plans, Washington, DC, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 20:3-14. 2003....
- Malpractice reform is dead; long live malpractice reformJeanne Schulte Scott
Healthc Financ Manage 57:32-4. 2003
- Fair compensation without litigation: addressing patients' financial need in disclosureNancy Berlinger
The Hastings Center, Garrison, NY, USA
J Healthc Risk Manag 24:7-11. 2004
- Trial and error. Medical courts, arbitration systems are among the ideas gaining attention as answers to the malpractice liability crisisMichael Romano
Mod Healthc 33:26-9. 2003
- Asset protection: why a preventive approach is the best insurance against liabilityEllen Rinaldi
Investment Counseling and Research Group, The Vanguard Group, 100 Vanguard Boulevard, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
J Am Dent Assoc 139:185-9. 2008..The authors examine several lawful techniques that may protect a dentist's assets from claims of future creditors...
- Seeking shelter from rising malpractice costsSarah Norland
Healthc Financ Manage 57:58-64. 2003
- Partnering for malpractice reformGenevieve Belfiglio
Healthplan 44:12-6. 2003
- "The medical liability system is melting down"Yank D Coble
American Medical Association, USA
Med Econ 80:49-50. 2003
- Medical malpractice reform and insurer claims defense: unintended effects?Jan M Ambrose
La Salle University
J Health Polit Policy Law 32:843-65. 2007....
- National tort reform: fixing what's brokenBrenda Williams
Tenn Med 96:168-9. 2003
- The role of the expert witnessLaurance Jerrold
School of Orthodontics, Jacksonville University, 2800 University Boulevard North, Jacksonville, FL 32211, USA
Surg Clin North Am 87:889-901, vii-viii. 2007..This purpose of this article is to serve as a primer for those interested in understanding the role that the expert is supposed to play in litigation, and the factors surrounding his activities...
- Medical errors, medical negligence, and professional medical liability reformSara Rosenbaum
Department of Health Policy at the School of Public Health and Health Services at George Washington University, USA
Public Health Rep 118:272-4. 2003
- Surgical adverse events, risk management, and malpractice outcome: morbidity and mortality review is not enoughJohn A Morris
Section of Surgical Sciences, Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 243 Medical Center South, 2100 Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37212 3755, USA
Ann Surg 237:844-51; discussion 851-2. 2003..To review all admissions (age > 13) to three surgical patient care centers at a single academic medical center between January 1, 1995, and December 6, 1999, for significant surgical adverse events...
- Medical tort falls short in courtJames W Jones
The Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77356, USA
J Vasc Surg 46:1303-5. 2007
- Impact of the National Practitioner Data Bank on resolution of malpractice claimsTeresa 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...
- Where does your state rank?Berkeley Rice
Med Econ 82:72, 74-5. 2005
- Malpractice, tort reform, and you: an introduction to risk managementAndrew D Feld
University of Washington, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 99:192-3. 2004..The following articles in this series are intended to help...
- An economic assessment of damage caps in medical malpractice litigation imposed by state laws and the implications for federal policy and lawH E Frech
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 16:693-722. 2006
- Practicing in "uncharted waters"Rachelle Springer
RCS Consulting Group, Inc, USA
Plast Surg Nurs 24:82-3. 2004
- Effective legal reform and the malpractice insurance crisisRichard E Anderson
The Doctors Company, USA
Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:343-55. 2005
- Debunking medical malpractice myths: unraveling the false premises behind "tort reform"Geoff Boehm
Center for Justice and Democracy, USA
Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:357-69. 2005
- Health care in crisis: the need for medical liability reformDonald J Palmisano
Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:371-83. 2005
- Turning from damage caps to information disclosure: an alternative to tort reformKathryn Zeiler
Georgetown University Law Center, USA
Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:385-98. 2005
- Malpractice crisis and reformRandall R Bovbjerg
The Urban Institute, 2100 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Clin Perinatol 32:203-33, viii-ix. 2005..It is time to try out better approaches, three of which are discussed in this paper...
- The top ten malpractice claims [and how to minimize them]Maureen Glabman
Hosp Health Netw 78:60-2, 64-6, 2. 2004..Here are the 10 most common causes of malpractice lawsuits against hospitals and a range of potential solutions suggested by risk managers and patient safety experts...
- Professional liability claims and Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists members: myth versus realitySuneet P Chauhan
Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, SC, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1820-6; discussion 1826-8. 2005..The purpose of this study was to survey members of the Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists about professional liability claims...
- Into the breach: a look at medical malpractice liability reformPamela Johnson
J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:80-1. 2004
- Liability reform should make patients safer: "avoidable classes of events" are a key improvementRandall R Bovbjerg
The Urban Institutes Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
J Law Med Ethics 33:478-500. 2005
- Med malaise. Backers of strict malpractice liability limits ignore real solutions to insurance crisisTodd Sloane
Mod Healthc 34:17. 2004
- Health care on trial: America's medical malpractice crisisDean J Kereiakes
The Lindner Center for Research and Education Ohio Heart Health Center, 2123 Auburn Ave, Suite 424, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
Circulation 109:2939-41. 2004
- Malpractice. Can no-fault work?Gail Garfinkel Weiss
Med Econ 81:66-9, 71. 2004
- Legal. Legal experimentsRichard Haugh
Hosp Health Netw 79:20, 22-3. 2005..As congress debates med-mal fixes, states are once again proving to be laboratories for reform. Legislators and providers are looking for innovative ways to curb the rising costs of liability insurance...
- Basics of asset protectionBlooma Stark
Aronberg Goldgehn Davis and Garmisa, One IBM Plaza, Suite 3000, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
J Med Pract Manage 20:207-9. 2005..In this article we describe some of the background and basics of asset protection. In future articles we will detail some of the protection strategies that can be used...
- Medical liability reform moves to forefront of health care debatesMark Van Koevering
Healthplan 44:8, 10. 2003
- Consumer deductibles: how to distribute more equitably the risks of medical malpractice and compensate victims adequately without statutory damage capsLuke Ledbetter
Tort Trial Insur Pract Law J 41:1141-61. 2006
- Crossing the quality chasm: autonomous physician extenders will necessitate a shift to enterprise liability coverage for health care deliveryThomas R McLean
UMKC School of Medicine, Kansas, USA
Health Matrix Clevel 12:239-95. 2002
- Commentary: malpractice reform in policy perspectiveRandall R Bovbjerg
The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Milbank Q 85:297-305. 2007....
- The insurance crisis and the lawKenneth L Burgess
Hooper, Lundy and Bookman, San Francisco, USA
Provider 28:73-4, 77. 2002
- Crisis? What crisis. Five states not experiencing crushing malpractice premium increasesLisa H Schneck
MGMA Connex 2:42-5, 1. 2002....
- Disclosure of medical injury to patients: an improbable risk management strategyDavid 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...
- An empirical examination of the equal protection challenge to contingency fee restrictions in medical malpractice reform statutesCasey L Dwyer
Duke Law J 56:611-41. 2006
- Making patient safety the centerpiece of medical liability reformHillary Rodham Clinton
N Engl J Med 354:2205-8. 2006
- The National Practitioner Data Bank and anesthesia malpractice paymentsZeev N Kain
Center of the Advancement of Perioperative Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
Anesth Analg 103:646-9. 2006..We conclude that over the past 14 yr, whereas the number of anesthesia malpractice payments has decreased, the median payment of cases has increased...
- Lessons learned from the "laboratories of democracy": a critique of federal medical liability reformAlexee Deep Conroy
Cornell Law Rev 91:1159-202. 2006
- A presidential boost for tort reformWayne J Guglielmo
Med Econ 79:65-6. 2002
- A multifacited approach to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors and resolve the professional liability crisisLouis Weinstein
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1160-5; discussion 1165-7. 2006..Similar experts need to devise clear, concise, evidenced based standards of care for common medical conditions...
- The cost of negligenceGayle Sullivan
Quality Assurance Associates Inc, Fairfield, CT, USA
Case Manager 17:54-5, 66. 2006
- Medical professional liability insurance and its relation to medical error and healthcare risk management for the practicing physicianRichard L Abbott
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California San Francisco, 10 Koret Way K 301, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Am J Ophthalmol 140:1106-1111. 2005..To review the history and current issues surrounding medical professional liability insurance and its relationship to medical error and healthcare risk management...
- A therapeutic jurisprudence perspective on legal responses to medical errorEdward A Dauer
University of Denver, College of Law, Denver, Colorado 80220, USA
J Leg Med 24:37-50. 2003
- How to avoid being swept away by the rising tide of malpractice litigationCharles H Beckmann
Am J Cardiol 91:585-6. 2003
- Are new liability caps working?John Carroll
Manag Care 12:14-6. 2003
- No-fault compensation for medical injuries: the prospect for error preventionD M Studdert
Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
JAMA 286:217-23. 2001....
- Medical error reduction and tort reform through private, contractually-based quality medicine societiesDuncan MacCourt
Department of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry and Law, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Am J Law Med 35:505-61. 2009..We aim to build a welfare enhancing system that rebuffs the culture of silence and promotes error reduction, a system that is at the same time legally sound, fiscally prudent and politically possible...
- Hospital ethics committees in Israel: structure, function and heterogeneity in the setting of statutory ethics committeesN S Wenger
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
J Med Ethics 28:177-82. 2002..Israel has the distinction of having ethics committees legally required by a Patients' Rights Act. We studied the development of ethics committees in this legal environment...
- China's criminal penalty for medical malpractice: too lenient or not?Sun Zhu
The second Female Labor Camp, Labor Reeducation Branch Bureau, Chongqing Municipal Bureau of Justice, Chongqing, China
Leg Med (Tokyo) 13:116-9. 2011..We thus provide clinicians a brief introduction to the legal liability of medical malpractice, and describe the debate about the punishment setting of China's medical malpractice ..
- Policies of academic medical centers for disclosing financial conflicts of interest to potential research participantsKevin P Weinfurt
Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics, Duke Clinical Research Institute, P O Box 17969, Durham, NC 27715, USA
Acad Med 81:113-8. 2006....
- Health care reform 2009-2010: a neurosurgeon's perspectiveTroy M Tippett
The Neurosurgical Group, Pensacola, Florida 32501, USA
J Neurosurg 113:1127-32. 2010..Another and possibly the most important principle ignored in the legislation is the right for a patient and his/her physician to privately contract under Medicare without penalty...
- [Learning from the experiences of an arbitration unit for medical liability questions]K D Scheppokat
Aus der Schlichtungsstelle für Arzthaftpflichtfragen der Norddeutschen Arztekammem, Hannover
Ther Umsch 62:185-90. 2005..As far as can be seen, he does his job well. He needs adequate--if possible personal--contact with and support by his colleagues involved in the treatment of the same patient...
- Why are fewer medical students in Florida choosing obstetrics and gynecology?Aaron Deutsch
Department of Ob Gyn, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33611, USA
South Med J 100:1095-8. 2007..To determine why there has been a decrease in the amount of applicants to Florida-based obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) residency programs, and how this has been affected by the current medical liability climate...
- Patients' and physicians' attitudes regarding the disclosure of medical errorsThomas H Gallagher
Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St, Box 356178, Seattle, WA 98195 0001, USA
JAMA 289:1001-7. 2003..Disclosure of errors to patients is desired by patients and recommended by ethicists and professional organizations, but little is known about how patients and physicians think medical errors should be discussed...
- Status of medical liability claims in Saudi ArabiaAbdulhamid Samarkandi
Anesthesia Department, King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Ann Saudi Med 26:87-91. 2006..The author analyzed the medical malpractice litigation that was referred to the National Medico-Legal Committee (MLC) in order to evaluate the magnitude and underlying factors of the problem in Saudi Arabia...
- Firearm counseling by physicians: coverage under medical liability insurance policiesFrederick A Paola
Division of Medical Ethics and Humanities, Department of Internal Medicine, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL 33612 4799, USA
South Med J 96:647-51. 2003Physicians who offer firearms counseling may increase their legal liability, depending on the attitudes of their medical malpractice insurance carriers.
- Risk disclosure in securities exchange and medical treatment contractsYoshihiko Iijima
Department of Institutional Review Board, Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan
Nagoya J Med Sci 71:63-9. 2009..in providing medical information of possible treatments to the patient, the physician is exonerated from legal liability, but remains burdened with the ethical responsibility to provide appropriate care...
- Malpractice litigation after surgical injury of the spinal accessory nerve: an evidence-based analysisLuc G T Morris
Department of Otolaryngology, New York University Cancer Institute, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:102-7. 2008..To review the background, case characteristics, and outcomes of malpractice litigation resulting from surgical injury of the spinal accessory nerve...
- Malpractice liability burden in midwifery: a survey of Michigan certified nurse-midwivesXiao Xu
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
J Midwifery Womens Health 53:19-27. 2008....
- The US Medical Liability System: evidence for legislative reformJanelle Guirguis-Blake
Tacoma Family Medicine Residency Program, Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash 98405, USA
Ann Fam Med 4:240-6. 2006..The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) offers an opportunity to evaluate the effects of previous malpractice tort reforms on malpractice payments and premiums...
- Medical liability disputes involving thoracic and cardiovascular surgeonsJ Rotker
Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Westphalian Wilhelms University Münster, Germany
Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 49:60-3. 2001..In Germany, as in most other European countries, there is no central registry of medical malpractice claims. It is not known at which rate medical liability claims are decided in favor of the physician or the patient...
- Use of physical restraints in nursing homes in New South Wales, AustraliaA P Retsas
RMIT University of Austin, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Nurs Stud 35:177-83. 1998..2%) and the commonest nurse-oriented reasons were 'because no alternative exists' (39.6%) and 'to reduce legal liability' (20%)...
- It is easier to confuse a jury than convince a judge: the crisis in medical malpracticeNancy E Epstein
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:2425-30. 2002..A study of cervical spine malpractice cases was conducted. Identifying tort reform models may help to resolve a crisis in medical malpractice...
- The High Court's lost chance in medical negligence: Tabet v Gett (2010) 240 CLR 537Thomas Faunce
ANU College of Law and Medical School
J Law Med 18:275-83. 2010....
- Factors influencing cessation of pregnancy care in OregonAriel K Smits
Department of Family Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, 97239, USA
Fam Med 36:490-5. 2004..This study determined the proportion of pregnancy care providers who have stopped or are planning to stop providing this care in Oregon and identified the important factors influencing such practice changes...
- Defensive medicine in general practice: recent trends and the impact of the Civil Liability Act 2002 (NSW)Omar Salem
School of Medicine, University of New South Wales
J Law Med 17:235-48. 2009..practitioners in New South Wales remain unaware of the legal reforms and the consequent reduction in their legal liability and continue to practise defensive medicine...
- [Fraudulent pain research: a hurt so deep nothing can alleviate it]P Rama-Maceiras
Sección de Neurociencia de la Sociedad Española de Anestesiología, Reanimación y Terapéutica del Dolor Complejo Hospitalario Universitario A Coruña, Madrid
Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 56:372-9. 2009..Beyond any possible legal liability that might arise, there are the questions of how fraud might affect patients' health or the medical knowledge ..
- Effect of fear of litigation on obstetric care: a nationwide analysis on obstetric practicePhilip Zwecker
Department of Family Medicine, Saint Mary s Hospital, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
Am J Perinatol 28:277-84. 2011..Fear of litigation appears to have a marked effect on obstetric practice, particularly total cesarean delivery, vaginal birth after cesarean, and instrumental delivery, when malpractice premiums rise above $100,000 per annum...
- [The frequency of medical malpractice: the results of the German Expert Panels and Arbitration Boards for Medical Liability]Walter Schaffartzik
Schlichtungsstelle für Arzthaftpflichtfragen der Norddeutschen Arztekammern, Hannover
Z Evid Fortbild Qual Gesundhwes 102:525-8; discussion 545, 606-8. 2008..This knowledge helps to foresee risks in a patient's treatment and to avoid errors...
- Medical malpractice in urology, 1985 to 2004: 469 consecutive cases closed with indemnity paymentMichael Perrotti
Urology Service, St Peter s Cancer Care Center and Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York 12208, USA
J Urol 176:2154-7; discussion 2157. 2006..Malpractice premiums have increased by up to 57% for urologists in the last 3 years, for which the reasons are not clearly reported. We sought to better understand factors contributing to the current medical malpractice crisis in urology...
- The malpractice liability crisisR James Brenner
Eisenberg Keefer Breast Center, John Wayne Cancer Institute, Tower Saint Johns Imaging, Saint Johns Health Center, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 1:18-22. 2004..A survey of different states' problems and common issues should assist the reader in understanding the nature of the crisis and proposed solutions...
- Commercial aviation in-flight emergencies and the physicianRobert Cocks
Aviation Medicine, Cathay Pacific Airways, Hong Kong
Emerg Med Australas 19:1-8. 2007..The medico-legal liability risk is extremely small, and various laws and industry indemnity practices offer additional protection to the ..
- [Evaluation of 157 arbitration procedures against maxillofacial surgeons handled by the arbitration office of the North German Medical Associations from 2000 to 2005]F Schmid
Praxisgemeinschaft im Stadtpark Hotel, Hannover, Germany
Mund Kiefer Gesichtschir 11:45-51. 2007..Parallel to the 20.4% of cases, which showed iatrogenic health damages caused by errors, 60.9% of cases showed patients had also suffered iatrogenic damages even though no medical errors had caused them...
- Fast forwarding: the evolution of neurosurgery. The 2005 presidential addressRobert A Ratcheson
Department of Neurological Surgery, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio 44106 1736, USA
J Neurosurg 103:585-90. 2005..Such a transformation would encourage advances in care to be brought rapidly into the clinical setting and allow neurosurgery to be practiced at the very highest level...
- [The evaluation of the pneumoconiosis cases, whose liability times being expired, applied to the Social Security High Health Committee between the years 1998-2001]Alper Beder
Faculty of Health Science, Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
Tuberk Toraks 56:422-8. 2008..81+/-0.8. Of the all cases 764 (72.1%) were diagnosed within the first 10 years after the legal liability time...
- [First-aid in France. Current situation and future perspectives]Alain Larcan
L Académie nationale de médecine
Bull Acad Natl Med 194:1071-93. 2010..the complexity of first-aid training and regulations, the involvement of too many public bodies, the legal liability of the first-aider, and a lack of ongoing training...
- Injuries associated with regional anesthesia in the 1980s and 1990s: a closed claims analysisLorri A Lee
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
Anesthesiology 101:143-52. 2004..Society of Anesthesiologists Closed Claims Project database to identify specific patterns of injury and legal liability associated with regional anesthesia...
- The war against junk science: the use of expert panels in complex medical-legal scientific litigationJ M Price
Faegre and Benson LLP, Minneapolis, MN 55402 3901, USA
Biomaterials 19:1425-32. 1998..The paper will then focus on the history of the breast implant litigation and the steps that the courts have already taken to combat junk science, including the use of scientific panels...
- The impact of medical legal risk on obstetrician-gynecologist supplyPamela Robinson
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Obstet Gynecol 105:1296-302. 2005..To evaluate the effects of medical legal risk on practice location of obstetrician-gynecologists...
- Missed diagnoses by urologists resulting in malpractice paymentWilliam J Badger
Urology Service, St Peter s Cancer Care Center and Department of Surgery, Albany Medical College, Albany, New York, USA
J Urol 178:2537-9. 2007..We approached this largely unstudied area of medical malpractice in an effort to increase physician awareness and identify opportunities for prevention...
- Healing Without Harm: A Multi-site DemonstrationAnn Hendrich; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal is to create a High Reliability Organization at the test sites that will enhanced patient safety and reduce the number and severity of medical liability claims. ..
- A Workshop to Transform MindsetsDavid B Mayer; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Removing Barriers to Disclosure-and-Offer ModelsKENNETH E F SANDS; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- The Seven Pillars: Crossing the Patient Safety-Medical Liability ChasmTIMOTHY BRIAN MCDONALD; Fiscal Year: 2010..This three-year demonstration project is expected to be a catalyst for adoption of a sustainable "Seven Pillars" model throughout the State of Illinois. ..
- The Public Health Trust d/b/a Jackson Health System proposes to improve patient sNICOLETTA B TESSLER; Fiscal Year: 2010..The proposed research aims to identify medical liability considerations that may be afforded to healthcare facilities and/or systems that employ trainings and models such as I.R.I.S. to prevent and reduce inpatient suicide. ..
- Developing A Plan to Address Maternal Mortality and Disparities in OhioCynthia S Shellhaas; Fiscal Year: 2010..Most are because of failures in protecting patient safety. A systematic approach to improving safety will not only decrease the risk of mortality associated with pregnancy but decrease the potential for medical liability claims. ..
- Web-based Alcohol Service Training for College Social HostsHerbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010..One of the few accessible social host populations at elevated risk for alcohol problems and legal liability is the membership of college fraternities and sororities...
- Transitional Care Medication Safety and Medical Liability: Closing the ChasmCINDY LOU CORBETT; Fiscal Year: 2010..Subsequently, developed risk management strategies can be tested, replicated and disseminated to improve medication safety for patients;patient outcomes will be improved and lower overall health care costs will be realized. ..
- Shared Decision-making in Surgery to Improve Patient Safety and Reduce LiabilityKAREN BARBARA DOMINO; Fiscal Year: 2010..These results will be useful to health systems in making decisions regarding implementation of shared decision-making. ..
- New York State Medical Liability Reform and Patient Safety Demonstration ProjectJUDY KLUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010..The model can be replicated throughout New York State and across the nation, with few program modifications, and help build a higher standard of safety in our hospitals. ..
- Medical Liability and Patient Safety Guidelines ProjectLYNN MARIE CRIDER; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Improving Patient Safety and Restructuring Medical Liability Using ACEsDIANNE DIANNE GARCIA; Fiscal Year: 2010..This outcome will not only improve patient safety and satisfaction but also can, over time, reduce the costs of care. ..
- Open Disclosure and Medical Claims StudyJohn Buckley; Fiscal Year: 2010..Implementing and evaluating a process that increases open disclosure will ultimately improve patient safety and create a culture that rewards trust and communication among providers and patients. ..
- Malpractice: Ignored Specialties Study (MISS)Aaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- A Plan to use Sanford health Patient Complaints to Promote Safety/Reduce ClaimsWENDELL W HOFFMAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results will offer Sanford Health and other systems a roadmap leading to fair, constructive, peer-delivered, evidence-based, norm-referenced interventions that address care practices and patient-provider communications. ..
- The Texas Disclosure and Compensation Study: Best Practices for Improving SafetyEric J Thomas; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Liability in the delivery of personalized medicine: driver, impediment, or both?Gary E Marchant; Fiscal Year: 2013..An overlooked variable that will play an important role in the implementation of PM is the potential for legal liability. Physicians, a key gatekeeper in the uptake of PM, are at the greatest risk of liability...
- DEVELOPMENT OF SYNTHETIC POLYURETHANE MATERIALSMichael Szycher; Fiscal Year: 1999..Because of legal liability concerns, several manufacturers have withdrawn medical-grade polyurethanes from the implantables market...
- Health Literacy and Informed ConsentJames Hyde; Fiscal Year: 2006..Because the consent process also serves the dual purpose of protecting the institution and researchers from legal liability, we have taken special care to honor this dual function in the design of our intervention...
- CHANGING HEALTH CARE DELIVERY AND LIABILITY LAWELIZABETH ROLPH; Fiscal Year: 1991..This grant application seeks funds for the travel expenses of those working group members.) A developed presentation of conference findings will be published...
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase IIMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical StudyMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
- Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement PolicyDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CAREDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- GREAT LAKES REGIONAL NODECHARLES SCHUSTER; Fiscal Year: 2004..In summary we believe that the GLRN has a very strong research team, the administrative infrastructure to manage the program, and enthusiastic CTPs anxious to participate in the NIDA CTN. ..
- STATISTICAL PROBLEMS IN CANCER RESEARCHDavid DeMets; Fiscal Year: 2001..These design issues were motivated by trials encountered in our collaboration with cancer center investigators. ..
- ABUSE LIABILITY OF BENZODIAZEPINES AND CAFFEINEROLAND GRIFFITHS; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- PREVENTION OF ALCOHOL ABUSE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTSMark Wood; Fiscal Year: 2002..More effective interventions would result in fewer injuries from acute intoxication and lessen the risk for the development of alcoholism as a result of chronic alcohol abuse. ..
- ECONOMIC EVALUATIONS IN THE CTN: METHODS & APPLICATIONSJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our consultants are pivotal investigators in CTN nodes. These collaborations and arrangements will ensure the successful achievement of our goals. ..
- Economics of Population Health: American Society of Health Economics Conf. - NIDAJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Equity and Efficiency in Health and Healthcare ? 2nd Biennial ASHE ConferenceJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2008..We hope that NIA will be interested in funding a small portion of the total cost of mounting the aging-related aspects of this conference. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Work-life, Health Habits, and Health: Longitudinal AnalysisJody Sindelar; Fiscal Year: 2009..Together these longitudinal datasets cover the life span and each contains measures of health, health habits and labor market characteristics. ..
- Potential for HIV transmission in relationships of drug-using women in RussiaLinda Niccolai; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Environmental Methods for Reducing Collegiate DrinkingMark Wood; Fiscal Year: 2008..The dual long-term objectives of this research are to provide college administrators with an enhanced armamentarium for reducing collegiate alcohol abuse while furthering the science of prevention. ..
- Assessing Density of Alcohol Outlets, Other Outlets and CrimeTraci L Toomey; Fiscal Year: 2010..Results from this study will advance the research literature and inform policy and neighborhood development. ..
- Computer Decision Aid for ADHD Management (CDAAM)Aaron E Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will assess the quality of ADHD services at baseline and again at 12 months post implementation. These methods will allow a thorough description of the intervention's role in the process of ADHD management. ..
- Epidemilogy of Parkinsonism in WeldersBrad A Racette; Fiscal Year: 2011..The cohort assembled will provide unique opportunities for future research projects into gene-environment interactions and exposure related neuroimaging changes. ..
- PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEYWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Operant Analysis of Self-ControlHoward Rachlin; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mobile Tool for Adolescent Diabetes ManagementAaron Carroll; Fiscal Year: 2008..This research request will form the foundation of an R01 proposal to rigorously study the tool's impact on adolescent diabetes management ..
- Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- GENETICS OF PARKINSON DISEASE IN THE AMISHBrad Racette; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Community Environmental Health Research: Finding MeaningDavid Ozonoff; Fiscal Year: 2006..4) Establish mechanisms for forging new and on-going community-researcher relationships. ..
- Postpartum Depression in a Pediatric ClinicLinda Chaudron; Fiscal Year: 2006..The candidate and this research project will lead to the creation of such a model. ..
- Views of Privacy of Genetic InformationRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2005..The findings of this study can enhance further policy, professional and public education, and future research in this area. ..
- A Randomized Trial to Evaluate Project ARMTraci Toomey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Two secondary goals of the study are to assess the promise of ARM Express for influencing establishment policies and decreasing alcohol-related problems and to evaluate differences between participating and non-participating outlets. ..
- IMPACT OF MENTAL HEALTH ADVANCE DIRECTIVESDebra Srebnik; Fiscal Year: 2004..Multi- stakeholder focus groups will be conducted for Aim 2c. Electronic information systems will provide demographic, diagnostic, level-of-functioning, outpatient commitment status and service utilization data. ..
- PERSISTENT EFFECTS OF LT/LI DRUG RISK COUNSELINGGeorge Woody; Fiscal Year: 2002..We also believe this model of intervention has important public health significance as a sustainable, community based, early intervention for drug users. ..
- Cybermedicine for the Patient and PhysicianWarner Slack; Fiscal Year: 2007..By Cybermedicine, we mean use of computing to enhance communication in health care.) ..
- Addiction Treatment in Russia: Oral and Depot NaltrexoneGeorge Woody; Fiscal Year: 2007..We hypothesize that outcomes will be better with DIN than ON, and that each will be more effective than placebo. ..
- Functional Analysis of GABAerglc Sedative/AnxiolyticsNANCY ATOR; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- HEART RATE DURING TRANSITION TO EXTRAUTERINE LIFEM Verklan; Fiscal Year: 2001..It is anticipated that the use of this advanced technology will strengthen clinical practice due to an enhanced ability to better evaluate neurophysiologic indicators of stability of both the healthy and compromised fetus and neonate. ..
- Immersive simulation team training impact on rescue, recovery, and safety cultureStephen Small; Fiscal Year: 2007..Finally, this project will enable us to continue to lead and implement a community-based simulation safety network in the third largest city in the country. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Using Team Simulation to Improve Error Disclosure to Patients and Safety CultureThomas Gallagher; Fiscal Year: 2007..Improving team communication and disclosure following harmful errors can enhance transparency and safety culture, increase patient satisfaction, and ultimately promote patient safety. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Views and Approaches Toward Research Integrity Among IRBsRobert Klitzman; Fiscal Year: 2007..We anticipate that the data from this study will serve as a significant foundation in assisting future research and the improvement of Rl through guidelines, education and other capacity building. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Methadone maintenance and HIV risk in UkraineGeorge Woody; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Linking Performance Measures to Treatment OutcomesDeborah Garnick; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our goal is to develop a data set rich enough to support testing the WCG performance measures and their relationship to outcomes in states that represent larger and more diverse populations. ..
- Efficacy of Methylphenidate for treating tobacco dependenceRichard Hurt; Fiscal Year: 2007..If the results from this preliminary study support the performance of a larger clinical trial, then a future grant application will be submitted through the R01 research project grant mechanism. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Research Integrity & Financial Conflicts of InterestPatricia Tereskerz; Fiscal Year: 2004..4) Explore the utility of using data reduction techniques and appropriate, multi-variate modeling techniques to show which types of financial arrangements predict questionable integrity practices. ..
- Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (BrAIST)Stuart Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- BUPROPION AND BEHAVIORAL TREATMENT FOR YOUNGER SMOKERSRichard Hurt; Fiscal Year: 2002..Primary assessments will be point prevalence smoking abstinence rates at end of treatment (week 12) and at 52 weeks. ..
- In-school and community media preventionMichael Slater; Fiscal Year: 2008..As a result, the school and community treatments are crossed and can each be assessed within an HLM framework. Cost-effectiveness data will also be collected and assessed. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Tobacco Industry Documents on ETS-The Next FrontRichard Hurt; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation ErrorsHenry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008..These analyses are innovative in the fields of EMS, patient safety and health services research and will help to justify system-wide efforts to reduce errors in this complex procedure. ..