Via MedPundit: physicians in much of the U.S. may find their legal environment discouraging, but they can still be thankful they don't practice in Libya (doctors accused of spreading HIV through needle reuse subjected to torture and face execution by firing squad) (Jun. 8) or Somalia (family sends gunmen to hospital following hysterectomy, although dispute later amicably resolved in Sharia court)(also Jun. 8)
Med-mal: news from Libya and Somalia
- The medical liability language in the health care law
- Michigan: "State's top court is siding with malpractice claims"
- From Linda Gorman, Independence Institute: more on those IOM medical-error numbers
- Save our hospitals from New York's malpractice climate
- Massachusetts med mal: Prof. Marc Rodwin responds
- Marc A. Rodwin et al., Malpractice Premiums In Massachusetts
- "What determines malpractice payments?"
- Dissatisfied (and much-sued) docs in Pa.
- Bob Herbert's "Malpractice Myths"
- The New York Times on medical malpractice
- "N.C. Senate approves medical malpractice bill"