Misdiagnosis top reason for malpractice claims, study says

07/19/2013 | DoctorsLounge.com

Researchers who analyzed data from 34 studies said the most common reason for a malpractice claim against a primary care physician was a missed diagnoses, followed by drug errors. The study in the journal BMJ Open said the number of claims against U.S. primary care physicians has remained stable over the past 20 years and that only one-third of cases were successful.

View Full Article in:

DoctorsLounge.com

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Regulatory Analyst
Delta Dental
Alpharetta, GA
Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs - Promotional Review
Novo Nordisk
Princeton, NJ
Eastern Zone Sales Director
Regenesis Biomedical
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA