liability insurance

Summary

Summary: Insurance against loss resulting from liability for injury or damage to the persons or property of others.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi No-fault compensation for medical injuries: the prospect for error prevention
    D M Studdert
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:217-23. 2001
  2. ncbi Medical malpractice reform and insurer claims defense: unintended effects?
    Jan M Ambrose
    La Salle University
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:843-65. 2007
  3. ncbi An empirical examination of the equal protection challenge to contingency fee restrictions in medical malpractice reform statutes
    Casey L Dwyer
    Duke Law J 56:611-41. 2006
  4. ncbi Consumer deductibles: how to distribute more equitably the risks of medical malpractice and compensate victims adequately without statutory damage caps
    Luke Ledbetter
    Tort Trial Insur Pract Law J 41:1141-61. 2006
  5. ncbi An economic assessment of damage caps in medical malpractice litigation imposed by state laws and the implications for federal policy and law
    H E Frech
    University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 16:693-722. 2006
  6. ncbi Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna Murthy
    Department of Pediatrics, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1264-9. 2007
  7. ncbi Review of the professional medical liability insurance crisis: lessons from Missouri
    Erol 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. 2004
  8. ncbi Medical liability insurance claims on entry-related complications in laparoscopy
    Jan Wind
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Surg Endosc 21:2094-9. 2007
  9. ncbi Into the breach: a look at medical malpractice liability reform
    Pamela Johnson
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:80-1. 2004
  10. pmc Medical errors, medical negligence, and professional medical liability reform
    Sara 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

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  1. ncbi No-fault compensation for medical injuries: the prospect for error prevention
    D M Studdert
    Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 286:217-23. 2001
    ....
  2. ncbi Medical malpractice reform and insurer claims defense: unintended effects?
    Jan M Ambrose
    La Salle University
    J Health Polit Policy Law 32:843-65. 2007
    ....
  3. ncbi An empirical examination of the equal protection challenge to contingency fee restrictions in medical malpractice reform statutes
    Casey L Dwyer
    Duke Law J 56:611-41. 2006
  4. ncbi Consumer deductibles: how to distribute more equitably the risks of medical malpractice and compensate victims adequately without statutory damage caps
    Luke Ledbetter
    Tort Trial Insur Pract Law J 41:1141-61. 2006
  5. ncbi An economic assessment of damage caps in medical malpractice litigation imposed by state laws and the implications for federal policy and law
    H E Frech
    University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
    Health Matrix Clevel 16:693-722. 2006
  6. ncbi Association between rising professional liability insurance premiums and primary cesarean delivery rates
    Karna 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...
  7. ncbi Review of the professional medical liability insurance crisis: lessons from Missouri
    Erol 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. 2004
    This study was undertaken to document and generalize the professional liability insurance (PLI) crisis.
  8. ncbi Medical liability insurance claims on entry-related complications in laparoscopy
    Jan 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.
  9. ncbi Into the breach: a look at medical malpractice liability reform
    Pamela Johnson
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 59:80-1. 2004
  10. pmc Medical errors, medical negligence, and professional medical liability reform
    Sara 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
  11. ncbi Liability reform should make patients safer: "avoidable classes of events" are a key improvement
    Randall R Bovbjerg
    The Urban Institutes Health Policy Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Law Med Ethics 33:478-500. 2005
  12. ncbi Legal. Legal experiments
    Richard 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.
  13. ncbi Professional liability claims and Central Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists members: myth versus reality
    Suneet 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...
  14. ncbi Basics of asset protection
    Blooma 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...
  15. ncbi Malpractice crisis and reform
    Randall 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...
  16. ncbi Don't lose your home in a lawsuit...or waste the equity
    David 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...
  17. ncbi Where does your state rank?
    Berkeley Rice
    Med Econ 82:72, 74-5. 2005
  18. ncbi Making patient safety the centerpiece of medical liability reform
    Hillary Rodham Clinton
    N Engl J Med 354:2205-8. 2006
  19. ncbi Are new liability caps working?
    John Carroll
    Manag Care 12:14-6. 2003
  20. ncbi Malpractice premiums and physicians' income: perceptions of a crisis conflict with empirical evidence
    Marc 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...
  21. ncbi A multifacited approach to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors and resolve the professional liability crisis
    Louis 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...
  22. ncbi Partnering for malpractice reform
    Genevieve Belfiglio
    Healthplan 44:12-6. 2003
  23. ncbi Malpractice liability in perinatal care: that was then, this is now
    Lisa A Miller
    Perinatal Risk Management and Education Services, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 20:76-8. 2006
  24. ncbi "The medical liability system is melting down"
    Yank D Coble
    American Medical Association, USA
    Med Econ 80:49-50. 2003
  25. ncbi Medical professional liability insurance and its relation to medical error and healthcare risk management for the practicing physician
    Richard 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.
  26. ncbi Medical malpractice: a crisis in cost and access
    Kathleen 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...
  27. ncbi Turning from damage caps to information disclosure: an alternative to tort reform
    Kathryn Zeiler
    Georgetown University Law Center, USA
    Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:385-98. 2005
  28. ncbi Are you running a "risky" business
    William D Thompson
    Smith, Bell and Thompson, Inc, SBT, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Caring 23:6-10. 2004
  29. ncbi Defending the practice of medicine
    Richard E Anderson
    The Doctors Company, 185 Greenwood Rd, Napa, CA 94558, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:1173-8. 2004
  30. ncbi Med malaise. Backers of strict malpractice liability limits ignore real solutions to insurance crisis
    Todd Sloane
    Mod Healthc 34:17. 2004
  31. ncbi Tort reform: an issue for nurse practitioners
    Diane 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...
  32. ncbi Malpractice, tort reform, and you: an introduction to risk management
    Andrew D Feld
    University of Washington, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:192-3. 2004
    ..The following articles in this series are intended to help...
  33. ncbi Health care on trial: America's medical malpractice crisis
    Dean 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
  34. ncbi 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...
  35. ncbi Seeking shelter from rising malpractice costs
    Sarah Norland
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:58-64. 2003
  36. ncbi The AANA Foundation Closed Malpractice Claims Study on nerve injuries during anesthesia care
    Tracie 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...
  37. ncbi Tort reform in medical malpractice
    Judy Regan
    Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Nashville, USA
    Tenn Med 97:322-3. 2004
  38. ncbi Trial and error. Medical courts, arbitration systems are among the ideas gaining attention as answers to the malpractice liability crisis
    Michael Romano
    Mod Healthc 33:26-9. 2003
  39. ncbi An empirical and critical look at the current medical liability crisis
    Eleanor D Kinney
    Center for Law and Health, Indiana School of Law, Indianapolis, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 20:31-7; discussion 39-42. 2003
  40. ncbi The wrong solution. Malpractice insurance costs may be a crisis, but 'tort reform' isn't the answer
    Todd Sloane
    Mod Healthc 35:24. 2005
  41. ncbi Moving beyond the blame game
    Karen Ignagni
    American Association of Health Plans, Washington, DC, USA
    Front Health Serv Manage 20:3-14. 2003
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  42. ncbi Malpractice reform is dead; long live malpractice reform
    Jeanne Schulte Scott
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:32-4. 2003
  43. ncbi Effective legal reform and the malpractice insurance crisis
    Richard E Anderson
    The Doctors Company, USA
    Yale J Health Policy Law Ethics 5:343-55. 2005
  44. ncbi 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
  45. ncbi Malpractice crisis: causes of escalating insurance premiums, and implications for you
    Eric 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
  46. ncbi The National Practitioner Data Bank and anesthesia malpractice payments
    Zeev 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...
  47. ncbi The American College of Surgeons' closed claims study: new insights for improving care
    F 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...
  48. ncbi Medical malpractice and rhinology
    Douglas 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...
  49. ncbi 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 premiums
    Mark Taylor
    Mod Healthc 32:30-2. 2002
  50. ncbi The malpractice liability crisis, part 2: moving toward workable solutions
    John 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. 2004
    As described in the previous article in this series, the United States is in the midst of a medical liability insurance crisis...
  51. pmc Commentary: malpractice reform in policy perspective
    Randall R Bovbjerg
    The Urban Institute, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Milbank Q 85:297-305. 2007
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  52. ncbi Malpractice insurance rates reach boiling point. Physicians burned by lawyers, lawsuits and jury awards
    David 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...
  53. ncbi Anticipating and controlling rising malpractice insurance costs
    Paul A Greve
    GE Medical Protective, Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 56:50-5. 2002
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  54. ncbi A presidential boost for tort reform
    Wayne J Guglielmo
    Med Econ 79:65-6. 2002
  55. ncbi Tort law and medical malpractice insurance premiums
    Meredith 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
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  56. ncbi Crisis? What crisis. Five states not experiencing crushing malpractice premium increases
    Lisa H Schneck
    MGMA Connex 2:42-5, 1. 2002
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  57. ncbi Is there a captive insurance company in your future?
    Sandra Berkowitz
    Healthplan 44:74-8. 2003
  58. ncbi 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
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  59. ncbi Malpractice: are you making your case worse?
    Berkeley Rice
    Med Econ 84:74-8. 2007
  60. ncbi Practical strategies for defense in malpractice lawsuit: a case illustration
    Kwang 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...
  61. pmc Occupational skin diseases: options for multidisciplinary networking in preventive medicine
    Swen 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...
  62. ncbi 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.
  63. ncbi Firearm counseling by physicians: coverage under medical liability insurance policies
    Frederick 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...
  64. ncbi Use of physicians' services under Medicare's resource-based payments
    Stephanie 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...
  65. ncbi Medico-legal autopsies as a source of information to improve patient safety
    Burkhard 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...
  66. ncbi Telemedicine-assisted neurotology in post-Katrina Southeast Louisiana
    Moises 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...
  67. ncbi Factors influencing cessation of pregnancy care in Oregon
    Ariel 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...
  68. ncbi Medical malpractice and legal resolution systems in Japan
    K 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)...
  69. ncbi 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...
  70. ncbi Occupationally related tumors in tar refinery workers
    S 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...
  71. pmc The impact of malpractice burden on Michigan obstetrician-gynecologists' career satisfaction
    Xiao 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...
  72. ncbi Nerve injury associated with anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    F W Cheney
    Department of Anesthesiology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle 98195, USA
    Anesthesiology 90:1062-9. 1999
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  73. ncbi Airway injury during anesthesia: a closed claims analysis
    K 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...
  74. ncbi Academia and the medical group practice interface: the 2003 Institute of Medicine quality report and medication management
    Catherine 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. 2006
    University Physicians, Inc., has been impacted by the rising cost of professional liability insurance in recent years...
  75. ncbi 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. 2006
    German employers' liability insurance associations or Berufsgenossenschaften (BGs)--institutions for statutory accident insurance--maintain a measurement system for hazardous substances, the so-called BGMG...
  76. ncbi [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 ..
  77. ncbi The changing face of access to family physician services in rural Florida
    Nir 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.
  78. pmc The impact of malpractice liability claims on obstetrical practice patterns
    Gilbert 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...
  79. ncbi [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...
  80. ncbi [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...
  81. pmc Defensive medicine practices among gastroenterologists in Japan
    Toru 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...
  82. ncbi [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...
  83. ncbi Impact of economic, regulatory, and patent policies on innovation in cancer chemoprevention
    Henry 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.
  84. ncbi [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...
  85. ncbi [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...
  86. ncbi New roles for the certified medical assistant to enhance quality and effectiveness of care
    Donald 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
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  87. ncbi [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 ..
  88. ncbi The organization of intensive care unit physician services
    Peter 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...
  89. ncbi [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 ..
  90. ncbi "Safety is everyone's job:" the key to safety on a large university construction site
    Mary 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...
  91. ncbi N-acetyltransferase-2 and medical history in bladder cancer cases with a suspected occupational disease (BK 1301) in Germany
    Wobbeke 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. 2008
    In 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 ..
  92. ncbi Quality assurance and risk management: a survey of dental schools and recommendations for integrated program management
    Richard 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...
  93. ncbi [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)...
  94. ncbi Service learning in health care higher education: risk or not to risk
    Paula 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...
  95. ncbi Climate change, nuclear economics, and conflicts of interest
    Kristin 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 ..
  96. ncbi The laborist: a new focus of practice for the obstetrician
    Louis 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...
  97. ncbi Legal pitfalls in teleneuropathology
    G 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...
  98. ncbi 10 years quality assurance of the dermatologist's procedure. ABD review board part II: 2003-2009
    Heike 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...
  99. ncbi Professional liability insurance rates--some history & solutions
    Teresa 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...
  100. ncbi The nursing home problem in Florida
    Larry 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 ..
  101. ncbi Donor and liability insurance of donor registries, donor centers, and collection centers--recommendations
    T Egeland
    Norwegian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, Oslo, Norway
    Bone Marrow Transplant 33:467-70. 2004
    The 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.

Research Grants23

  1. Training Doctors to Disclose Unanticipated Outcomes to Patients: Randomized Trial
    THOMAS 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)...
  2. Eliminating Preventable Perinatal Injuries and Reducing Malpractice Claims and Co
    Stanley 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 ..
  3. Injury Prevention During Collision with Trucks & Buses
    PETER 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...
  4. COMPARING TWO LEGISLATIVE APPROACHES TO SERVER EDUCATION
    JACK 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...
  5. Challenges in Nursing Home Care
    Jill 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...
  6. SMART, SAFE SCAFFOLDING
    PETER 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...
  7. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:An Empirical Study
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The data will be analyzed descriptively and with chi-squared tests and regression analysis. ..
  8. Industry-Sponsored Research Contracts:..Phase II
    Michelle Mello; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  9. GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE IN HEALTH CARE
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Hospital Integration and Medicare Reimbursement Policy
    Daniel Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  11. Technology Exchange for Cancer Health Network (TECH-Net)
    Teresa Waters; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  12. Randomized Trial of Rosiglitazone for Ulcerative Colitis
    James 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. ..
  13. Trauma Center Brief Alcohol Treatments and Cost Effectivenes
    Thomas 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. ..
  14. Market Competition and the Quality of Home Health Services
    DANIEL E POLSKY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  15. Association of PPAR gamma ligands & colonic neoplasia
    James 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. ..
  16. PATIENT PREFERENCES FOR DISCLOSURE: A NATIONAL SURVEY
    Wendy Levinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Statistical Methods for Cost Research in Alcohol Studies
    Daniel 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. ..
  18. Bracing in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (BrAIST)
    Stuart Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  19. CEA in CTN: Bup/Nal treatment for opioid addicted youth
    Daniel Polsky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  20. Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation Errors
    Henry 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. ..
  21. INFORMED DECISION MAKING IN OLDER PATIENTS AND SURGEONS
    Wendy 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. ..