Malpractice Lawsuits involve medical error: a negligent act by a healthcare provider that falls below the expected standard of care. These acts can be very costly to the healthcare industry. Medical Malpractice Law in the United States (2005) describes issues surrounding these laws.
Discuss your views on the impact that medical malpractice lawsuits have on the delivery of healthcare in the United States. How do you believe they should change the law, if at all?
Budetti, P., & Waters, T. (2005). Medical Malpractice Law in the United States, Washington DC: The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.(2005) Retrieved from https://kaiserfamilyfoundation.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/medical-malpractice-law-in-the-united-states-report.pdf.
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