3 edition of From medical malpractice to managed care liability found in the catalog.
From medical malpractice to managed care liability
1997 by Conning & Company in Hartford, CT (185 Asylum St., Hartford 06103-4105) .
Written in English
|Series||Strategic study series|
|Contributions||Conning & Company.|
|LC Classifications||KF1184.H4 F76 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||154 p. :|
|Number of Pages||154|
|LC Control Number||98124313|
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Addresses the legal aspects of almost every. Volume II: Roots of Nursing Malpractice, takes a closer look at more specific nursing roles, with detailed chapters on obstetrics, critical care, psychiatric, medical surgical, orthopaedic, managed care and emergency nursing, among many others.
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Medical Professional Liability Claims may be brought against one or all of the following providers: – Hospitals, Clinics, SurgicentersFile Size: KB.
spent by all health care providers on medical malpractice insurance has increased by 76 percent over that time. • Medical malpractice expenditures comprise less than 1 ercent of overallp health costs.
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Part VII predicts outcomes of ACO medical malpractice litigation in Florida by turning to past Florida managed care medical malpractice litigation and by analyzing Florida medical malpractice File Size: KB.Litigation of Medical Malpractice Claims in a Managed Care System.
Litigation is the traditional means of resolving medical malpractice disputes. As such, it is the standard against which all other forms of dispute resolution must be measured.
If, in fact, one cannot improve (either in terms of judicial fairness or fiscal economy) upon its.