Summary: Insurance against loss resulting from liability for injury or damage to the persons or property of others.
Publications231 found, 100 shown here
- 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 malpractice reform and insurer claims defense: unintended effects?Jan M Ambrose
La Salle University
J Health Polit Policy Law 32:843-65. 2007....
- 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
- 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
- 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
- Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery ratesKarna Murthy
Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007..To estimate the association between changes in Illinois professional liability premiums for obstetrician-gynecologists and singleton primary cesarean delivery rates...
- Review of the professional medical liability insurance crisis: lessons from MissouriErol Amon
Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Women s Health, St Louis University, MO, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1534-8; discussion 1538-40. 2004This study was undertaken to document and generalize the professional liability insurance (PLI) crisis.
- Medical liability insurance claims on entry-related complications in laparoscopyJan Wind
Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Surg Endosc 21:2094-9. 2007..Creation can be performed by either the open or a closed technique. The aim of this study was to assess the number of and contributing factors to entry-related complications in medical liability insurance claims in The Netherlands.
- Into the breach: a look at medical malpractice liability reformPamela Johnson
J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:80-1. 2004
- 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
- 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
- Legal. Legal experimentsRichard Haugh
Hosp Health Netw 79:20, 22-3. 2005As 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Don't lose your home in a lawsuit...or waste the equityDavid B Mandell
Wealth Protection Alliance, 100 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017, USA
J Med Pract Manage 21:95-9. 2005..While some of these techniques have validity for certain planning purposes, they do not provide the optimal protection that physicians may desire. The author then proposes strategies that may be suitable for many individuals...
- Where does your state rank?Berkeley Rice
Med Econ 82:72, 74-5. 2005
- Making patient safety the centerpiece of medical liability reformHillary Rodham Clinton
N Engl J Med 354:2205-8. 2006
- Are new liability caps working?John Carroll
Manag Care 12:14-6. 2003
- Malpractice premiums and physicians' income: perceptions of a crisis conflict with empirical evidenceMarc A Rodwin
Suffolk University Law School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:750-8. 2006..National trends were reflected with variations in obstetrics/gynecology, surgery, and anesthesiology and in nine regions surveyed...
- 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..Similarities of the 3 crises are the rising cost of professional liability insurance and a diminishing number of sources available to purchase coverage...
- Partnering for malpractice reformGenevieve Belfiglio
Healthplan 44:12-6. 2003
- 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
- "The medical liability system is melting down"Yank D Coble
American Medical Association, USA
Med Econ 80:49-50. 2003
- 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. 2005To review the history and current issues surrounding medical professional liability insurance and its relationship to medical error and healthcare risk management.
- 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...
- 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
- Are you running a "risky" businessWilliam D Thompson
Smith, Bell and Thompson, Inc, SBT, Burlington, Vermont, USA
Caring 23:6-10. 2004
- Defending the practice of medicineRichard E Anderson
The Doctors Company, 185 Greenwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
Arch Intern Med 164:1173-8. 2004
- Med malaise. Backers of strict malpractice liability limits ignore real solutions to insurance crisisTodd Sloane
Mod Healthc 34:17. 2004
- Tort reform: an issue for nurse practitionersDiane L Klutz
Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, Texas, USA
J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:70-5. 2004..To inform nurse practitioners (NPs) about the issues related to tort reform and its relationship to malpractice insurance costs...
- 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...
- 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
- 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...
- Seeking shelter from rising malpractice costsSarah Norland
Healthc Financ Manage 57:58-64. 2003
- The AANA Foundation Closed Malpractice Claims Study on nerve injuries during anesthesia careTracie Fritzlen
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Nurse Anesthesia, Richmond, VA, USA
AANA J 71:347-52. 2003..Abnormal body habitus, several disease states, anesthesia technique, improper positioning, lack of adequate padding, and tourniquet use have been implicated as risk factors...
- Tort reform in medical malpracticeJudy Regan
Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Nashville, USA
Tenn Med 97:322-3. 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
- An empirical and critical look at the current medical liability crisisEleanor D Kinney
Center for Law and Health, Indiana School of Law, Indianapolis, USA
Front Health Serv Manage 20:31-7; discussion 39-42. 2003
- The wrong solution. Malpractice insurance costs may be a crisis, but 'tort reform' isn't the answerTodd Sloane
Mod Healthc 35:24. 2005
- 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
- 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
- Malpractice crisis: causes of escalating insurance premiums, and implications for youEric Henley
University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 61107, USA
J Fam Pract 55:703-6. 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...
- The American College of Surgeons' closed claims study: new insights for improving careF Dean Griffen
Committee on Patient Safety and Professional Liability, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, USA
J Am Coll Surg 204:561-9. 2007..Our objective was to determine problematic aspects of surgical care, including care provided by surgeons before, during, after, and instead of surgery, that negatively affect patient safety...
- 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...
- Cashing in on a crisis. The malpractice liability insurance crunch has proved to be a boon for temporary physician-staffing firms. But even those doctors aren't immune from the pain of rising premiumsMark Taylor
Mod Healthc 32:30-2. 2002
- The malpractice liability crisis, part 2: moving toward workable solutionsJohn J Smith
Med Tel International, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
J Am Coll Radiol 1:249-54. 2004As described in the previous article in this series, the United States is in the midst of a medical liability insurance crisis...
- Commentary: malpractice reform in policy perspectiveRandall R Bovbjerg
The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
Milbank Q 85:297-305. 2007....
- Malpractice insurance rates reach boiling point. Physicians burned by lawyers, lawsuits and jury awardsDavid O Weber
Physician Exec 28:12-4. 2002..Costs of medical malpractice insurance are soaring. Major insurers are refusing to write policies. And doctors are struggling to pay their premiums. Find out what's behind the insurance crisis...
- Anticipating and controlling rising malpractice insurance costsPaul A Greve
GE Medical Protective, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
Healthc Financ Manage 56:50-5. 2002....
- A presidential boost for tort reformWayne J Guglielmo
Med Econ 79:65-6. 2002
- Tort law and medical malpractice insurance premiumsMeredith L Kilgore
Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, Lister Hill Center for Health Policy, University of Alabama at Birmingham, RPHB 330, 1665 University Blvd, 35294 0022, USA
Inquiry 43:255-70. 2006....
- Crisis? What crisis. Five states not experiencing crushing malpractice premium increasesLisa H Schneck
MGMA Connex 2:42-5, 1. 2002....
- Is there a captive insurance company in your future?Sandra Berkowitz
Healthplan 44:74-8. 2003
- Compensation for medical injury in New Zealand: does "'no-fault" increase the level of claims making and reduce social and clinical selectivity?Peter Davis
Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
J Health Polit Policy Law 27:833-54. 2002....
- Malpractice: are you making your case worse?Berkeley Rice
Med Econ 84:74-8. 2007
- Practical strategies for defense in malpractice lawsuit: a case illustrationKwang Ming Chen
Guam Memorial Hospital, University of Guam Aging Studies Institute, Guam
Acta Neurol Taiwan 18:213-26. 2009..Plaintiff's attorneys jumped to a lawsuit for $80+ millions, accusing defendant for failure to stop her seizures. They took the plaintiff to Honolulu and San Diego to confirm brain injury...
- Occupational skin diseases: options for multidisciplinary networking in preventive medicineSwen Malte John
Dept of Dermatology, Environmental Medicine, Health Theory, , , Germany
Ger Med Sci 6:Doc07. 2008..Presently, approximately 16,000 new OD cases are officially reported to public statutory employers' liability insurance bodies, each year. The disease burden is high not only for individuals but also for society as a whole...
- 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..And, from the viewpoint of risk management in health care, we emphasize the role of Medical Professional Liability Insurance system as a powerful tool to prevent medical malpractice.
- 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. 2003..Physicians who offer firearms counseling may increase their legal liability, depending on the attitudes of their medical malpractice insurance carriers...
- Use of physicians' services under Medicare's resource-based paymentsStephanie Maxwell
Urban Institute, Washington, DC, USA
N Engl J Med 356:1853-61. 2007..We conducted a study to determine how the use of physicians' services changed during the first decade after the implementation of this scale...
- Medico-legal autopsies as a source of information to improve patient safetyBurkhard Madea
Institute of Forensic Medicine, University of Bonn, Stiftsplatz 12, 53111 Bonn, d, Germany
Leg Med (Tokyo) 11:S76-9. 2009..cases are available from the files of the arbitration committees on medical malpractice, files of liability insurance companies and files of the institutes of forensic medicine...
- Telemedicine-assisted neurotology in post-Katrina Southeast LouisianaMoises A Arriaga
Hearing and Balance Center, Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U S A
Otol Neurotol 31:524-7. 2010..This study evaluates technical requirements, privacy and legal constraints, reimbursement considerations, and overall feasibility of a new telemedicine neurotologic patient care delivery model in post-Katrina, Southeast Louisiana...
- 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...
- 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..Annual premiums for physician professional liability insurance are relatively low (454 dollars-491 dollars)...
- Continuing decline in service delivery for family physicians: is the malpractice crisis playing a role?Nir Menachemi
Division of Health Affairs, College of Medicine, Florida State University, Tallahassee 32306, USA
Qual Manag Health Care 15:39-45. 2006..This study was conducted to monitor trends in the reduction and elimination of services offered by family physicians. In addition, we examined whether the malpractice situation may be influencing these trends...
- Occupationally related tumors in tar refinery workersS Letzel
Institute and Out Patient Clinic for Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
J Am Acad Dermatol 39:712-20. 1998..The study comprised 606 workers with tar-induced dermatosis employed in a German tar refinery. During the period from 1946 to 1996 they were recognized as having an occupational disease...
- The impact of malpractice burden on Michigan obstetrician-gynecologists' career satisfactionXiao Xu
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
Womens Health Issues 18:229-37. 2008..Despite its significant implications for patient care, the potential impact of malpractice burden on OB-GYN physicians' career satisfaction has not been rigorously tested in previous research...
- Nerve injury associated with anesthesia: a closed claims analysisF W Cheney
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
Anesthesiology 90:1062-9. 1999....
- Airway injury during anesthesia: a closed claims analysisK B Domino
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195 6540, USA
Anesthesiology 91:1703-11. 1999..To identify recurrent patterns of injury, the authors analyzed claims for airway injury in the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Closed Claims Project database...
- Academia and the medical group practice interface: the 2003 Institute of Medicine quality report and medication managementCatherine A Kernich
Ambulatory Practice, Department of Medicine, University Hospitals Faculty Services, University Hospitals Health System, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
J Med Pract Manage 22:45-8. 2006University Physicians, Inc., has been impacted by the rising cost of professional liability insurance in recent years...
- The BG measurement system for hazardous substances (BGMG) and the exposure database of hazardous substances (MEGA)Stefan Gabriel
Berufsgenossenschaftliches Institut für Arbeitsschutz BGIA im HVBG, Sankt Augustin, Germany
Int J Occup Saf Ergon 12:101-4. 2006German employers' liability insurance associations or Berufsgenossenschaften (BGs)--institutions for statutory accident insurance--maintain a measurement system for hazardous substances, the so-called BGMG...
- [Opinions issued by an expert appointed by a court in civil cases from the point of view of the defendant insurance company]Waldemar Truszkiewicz
Biura Medycznej Obslugi Ubezpieczeń Centrali PZU SA I PZU Zycie SA w Warszawie
Arch Med Sadowej Kryminol 57:104-10. 2007..by a court in civil cases and concerning the evaluation of the results of accidents or damages in civil liability insurance. Every year, the group of physicians employed by the Office of Medical Services of Insurance at the PZU ..
- The changing face of access to family physician services in rural FloridaNir Menachemi
Division of Health Affairs, Florida State University, 1269 West Call Street, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
Fam Med 37:54-8. 2005..determine whether access to services performed by Florida family physicians in rural areas is changing and whether the recent changes in the availability or cost of professional liability insurance may be influencing service provision.
- The impact of malpractice liability claims on obstetrical practice patternsGilbert W Gimm
Mathematica Policy Research, 600 Maryland Avenue, S W, Suite 550, Washington, DC 20024, USA
Health Serv Res 45:195-211. 2010..This paper examines whether malpractice claims have any impact on obstetrical practice patterns (C-section rates) and physician delivery volume...
- [Mediation in health]Alice Decastello
Vita Chi Egészségügyi Bt Budapest Wesselényi u 11 1077, Hungary
Orv Hetil 149:265-9. 2008..the legal relationship between the insurance companies and the health service providers because the liability insurance may not cover the damages the courts adjudicate...
- [Optimal care of patients with occupational hand dermatitis: considerations of German occupational health insurance]C Skudlik
Fachgebiet Dermatologie, Umweltmedizin, Gesundheitstheorie der Universität Osnabrück, Sedanstrasse 115, 49090, Osnabruck, Deutschland
Hautarzt 59:690, 692-5. 2008..years (>25% of all occupational diseases officially reported annually to the public statutory employers' liability insurance bodies). More than 90% of OD-cases are hand eczema...
- Defensive medicine practices among gastroenterologists in JapanToru Hiyama
Health Service Center, Hiroshima University, 1 7 1 Kagamiyama, Higashihiroshima 739 8521, Japan
World J Gastroenterol 12:7671-5. 2006..To clarify the prevalence of defensive medicine and the specific defensive medicine practices among gastroenterologists in Japan...
- [Rehabilitation for occupational dermatoses. Outpatient and inpatient measures]H Schwantes
Abt f Berufsdermatologie, Berufsgenossenschaftliche Klinik für Berufskrankheiten, Lauterbacher Str 16, 08223 Falkenstein Vogtland
Hautarzt 61:323-31. 2010..the number of reports of suspicions of occupational diseases, received by the public statutory employer's liability insurance bodies, has remained constant...
- Impact of economic, regulatory, and patent policies on innovation in cancer chemopreventionHenry G Grabowski
Department of Economics, Duke University, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 1:84-90. 2008..to chemoprevention agents (these are policies that have been very successful in increasing R&D investment for orphan drugs); and (c) a no-fault liability insurance program like that currently in place for children's vaccines.
- [Occupational exposure and cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx]H Riechelmann
Univ HNO Klinik Ulm, Germany
Laryngorhinootologie 81:573-9. 2002..Based on published data, occupational risk factors for cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx should be evaluated...
- [How to prevent hazards and to reduce risk in clinical trials?]Marek Czarkowski
Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny, Katedra i Klinika Chorób Wewnetrznych i Endokrynologii
Pol Merkur Lekarski 25:534-8. 2008..Investigators, sponsors and centers should have valid liability insurance. Drastic measures for reduction of risks in clinical trials are different kinds of penalties...
- New roles for the certified medical assistant to enhance quality and effectiveness of careDonald A Balasa
American Association of Medical Assistants, 20 N Wake Drive, Suite 1575, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
J Med Pract Manage 23:276-8. 2008....
- [Epithelioma cuniculatum plantare in the region of a skin scar due to mechanical trauma. Insurance law aspects of scar carcinomas]E Kunze
Abteilung Osteopathologie und Hämatopathologie, Zentrum Pathologie, Universitat Gottingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen
Unfallchirurg 109:809-14. 2006..For judgement of legal liability insurance questions, the criteria indicating a causal relationship between traumatic scars and cancer development are ..
- The organization of intensive care unit physician servicesPeter J Pronovost
School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
Crit Care Med 35:2256-61. 2007..do not meet the Leapfrog Physician Staffing standard, and to describe ICU directors' perceptions of the quality of care in their unit...
- [Occupational head and neck cancer: Part II: Not-registered occupational diseases]O Michel
Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals Nasen Ohren Heilkunde, Klinikum der Universität zu Köln
Laryngorhinootologie 86:219-27; quiz 228-9. 2007..The technical supervisory board of the Employer's Liability Insurance Association should be asked to report information about the working place concentration of the accused ..
- "Safety is everyone's job:" the key to safety on a large university construction siteMary Anne McDonald
Division of Community Health, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, N C, USA
J Safety Res 40:53-61. 2009..Construction risk management is challenging...
- N-acetyltransferase-2 and medical history in bladder cancer cases with a suspected occupational disease (BK 1301) in GermanyWobbeke Weistenhofer
Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors, Institut fur Arbeitsphysiologie an der Universitat Dortmund IfADo, Dortmund, Germany
J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:906-10. 2008In 187 bladder cancer cases reported to the employers' liability insurance association in Germany as suspected cases of an occupational disease produced by aromatic amines, N- acetyltransferase-2 (NAT2) activity status, occupational ..
- Quality assurance and risk management: a survey of dental schools and recommendations for integrated program managementRichard E Fredekind
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
J Dent Educ 66:556-63. 2002..programs are intended to improve patient care, meet accreditation standards, and ensure compliance with liability insurance policies...
- [Four years of quality assurance of dermatologic procedures: report from the ABD clearing institution]Swen Malte John
Fachgebiet Dermatologie, Umweltmedizin und Gesundheitstheorie, Universitat Osnabruck
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 2:717-21. 2004..g. patch-and prick-tests, serology) at the expenses of the public employers' liability insurance fund (UVT)...
- Service learning in health care higher education: risk or not to riskPaula Reams
Kettering College of Medical Arts, Kettering, OH 45429, USA
Educ Health (Abingdon) 16:145-54. 2003..in this article including identified agency risks, the capacities of the students, employment status, liability insurance, and agency incorporation...
- Climate change, nuclear economics, and conflicts of interestKristin Shrader-Frechette
Department of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, 100 Malloy Hall, Notre Dame, IN 46556, USA
Sci Eng Ethics 17:75-107. 2011..They exclude costs of full-liability insurance, underestimate interest rates and construction times by using "overnight" costs, and overestimate load ..
- The laborist: a new focus of practice for the obstetricianLouis Weinstein
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical College of Ohio, Toledo 43614, USA
Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:310-2. 2003..These findings, along with the recent professional liability insurance crisis, leave many communities with a shortage of physicians who practice obstetrics...
- Legal pitfalls in teleneuropathologyG F Walter
Institute of Neuropathology, Hannover Medical School, Germany
Methods Inf Med 42:255-9. 2003..However, every potential user or client of telemedicine should keep in mind that several questions of law are involved...
- 10 years quality assurance of the dermatologist's procedure. ABD review board part II: 2003-2009Heike Voss
Department of Dermatology, Environmental Medicine and Health Theory, University of Osnabruck, Germany
J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 9:42-6. 2011..enables dermatologists to conduct the relevant diagnostics at the expenses of the statutory employers' liability insurance funds (UVT) if there is a possibility of a work-related skin disorder in an employee...
- Professional liability insurance rates--some history & solutionsTeresa Martin
Mo Med 99:532-4. 2002..History would tell us that profitability can be restored in time. Many in the professional liability insurance industry think that a return to stability is possible by 2004...
- The nursing home problem in FloridaLarry Polivka
Florida Policy Exchange Center on Aging, University of South Florida, 30437, 4202 East Fowler Avenue, Tampa, FL 33620 3043, USA
Gerontologist 43:7-18. 2003..rapid increase of lawsuits against nursing homes that led to a decline in the availability of affordable liability insurance. The staff for Florida's Task Force on Availability and Affordability of Long-Term Care analyzed lawsuit ..
- Donor and liability insurance of donor registries, donor centers, and collection centers--recommendationsT Egeland
Norwegian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, Oslo, Norway
Bone Marrow Transplant 33:467-70. 2004The article presents views and recommendations of the World Marrow Donor Association regarding the need for donor and liability insurance for hematopoietic stem cell donor registries, and donor and collection centers.
- Training Doctors to Disclose Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: Randomized TrialTHOMAS HENRY GALLAGHER; Fiscal Year: 2011..Methods: Participants will be 400 surgeons and interventional physicians in Colorado (who obtain liability insurance through COPIC) and in Washington (UW Medicine)...
- Eliminating Preventable Perinatal Injuries and Reducing Malpractice Claims and CoStanley E Davis; Fiscal Year: 2010..systems in the Midwest, 2) The Premier healthcare alliance which provides excess professional and general liability insurance coverage for more than 100 hospitals nationally, and 3) the School of Public Health, University of ..
- Injury Prevention During Collision with Trucks & BusesPETER DREHER; Fiscal Year: 2004..Over 400,000 of these result in injuries and 4,000 in deaths. Ninety percent of the Liability insurance cost for trucks and buses is for the people they kill or injure in collisions, roughly $12 billion per year...
- COMPARING TWO LEGISLATIVE APPROACHES TO SERVER EDUCATIONJACK DRESSER; Fiscal Year: 2001..and investigated since each law went into effect, and (8) effects on dram shop litigation and liquor liability insurance underwriting and premiums...
- Challenges in Nursing Home CareJill Quadagno; Fiscal Year: 2002..A session will also address the hot topic of nursing home liability insurance and tort reform in the state of Florida...
- SMART, SAFE SCAFFOLDINGPETER KAJENSKI; Fiscal Year: 1992..Thus the risk of injury or loss of life at a construction site will be reduced, possibly leading to lower liability insurance costs...
- 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. ..
- Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase IIMichelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CAREDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement PolicyDaniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Randomized Trial of Rosiglitazone for Ulcerative ColitisJames Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2005..If our hypothesis is correct, this study will serve to establish that ligands for PPARg possess biological activity necessary to modulate the inflammatory response in the intact human colon. ..
- Trauma Center Brief Alcohol Treatments and Cost EffectivenesThomas J Esposito; Fiscal Year: 2010..New knowledge of the effectiveness, benefits and costs of these two Bl approaches would allow surgeons and trauma centers to make informed choices about alcohol interventions in trauma settings. ..
- Market Competition and the Quality of Home Health ServicesDANIEL E POLSKY; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Association of PPAR gamma ligands & colonic neoplasiaJames Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2006..Our results will allow us to translate the existing in vitro and in vivo observations to the intact human colon and could lead to further chemoprevention strategies. ..
- PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEYWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Statistical Methods for Cost Research in Alcohol StudiesDaniel Polsky; Fiscal Year: 2004..By developing the methodology of cost analysis we aim to improve the policy relevance and interpretability of economic evidence in trial based data. ..
- Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (BrAIST)Stuart Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- CEA in CTN: Bup/Nal treatment for opioid addicted youthDaniel Polsky; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- 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. ..
- INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONSWendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2004..The study also forms the scientific foundation of a major education initiative by the AAOS designed to improve the communication skills of surgeons and ultimately the care of patients. ..