Characteristics of medical professional liability claims in patients with cardiovascular diseases.

Abstract

This report presents data describing a large cohort of closed cardiovascular medical professional liability (MPL) claims. The Physician Insurers Association of America established a registry of closed MPL claims in 1985. This registry contains data describing 230,624 closed claims for 28 medical specialties through 2007. The registry is maintained to… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2009.10.072

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@article{Oetgen2010CharacteristicsOM, title={Characteristics of medical professional liability claims in patients with cardiovascular diseases.}, author={William J. Oetgen and Parul Divya Parikh and Joseph G Cacchione and Paul N. Casale and James T Dove and John Gordon Harold and Brenda L Hindle and Michael Maglaras and George P. Rodgers and Janet S. Wright}, journal={The American journal of cardiology}, year={2010}, volume={105 5}, pages={745-52} }