Association between State Medical Malpractice Environment and Postoperative Outcomes in the United States
Journal of the American College of Surgeons | 27 Dec 2016
CA Minami, CR Sheils, E Pavey, JW Chung, JJ Stulberg, DD Odell, AD Yang, DJ Bentrem and KY Bilimoria
The U.S. medical malpractice system assumes that the threat of liability should deter negligence but it is unclear whether malpractice environment impacts healthcare quality. We thus sought to explore the association between state malpractice environment and post-operative complication rates.
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