Factors impacting perceived threat of malpractice lawsuits by various medical specialists.

@article{Deshpande2011FactorsIP,
  title={Factors impacting perceived threat of malpractice lawsuits by various medical specialists.},
  author={Satish P. Deshpande and Sagar S. Deshpande},
  journal={The health care manager},
  year={2011},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={55-65}
}
A study was undertaken to examine perceived threat of malpractice lawsuits affecting different physician specialties and to examine factors that impact such perceptions of those specialties. The study used data collected by the Center for Studying Health System Change's 2008 Health Tracking Physician (HTP) Survey. The 2008 HTP data set consisted of 4720 physicians belonging to the American Medical Association. Primary care physicians, medical specialists, surgical specialists, psychiatrists… CONTINUE READING