Institutional vicarious liability for physicians: have we reached the tipping point?

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Historically, physicians were solely responsible for patient care, whereas hospitals merely provided equipment and nursing staff. Despite significant changes in the doctor-hospital relationship, Canadian courts maintain that physicians are independent contractors. This article explores whether proposals to tie remuneration to performance, increased board or… (More)

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@article{Hardcastle2010InstitutionalVL, title={Institutional vicarious liability for physicians: have we reached the tipping point?}, author={Lorian E Hardcastle}, journal={Healthcare management forum}, year={2010}, volume={23 3}, pages={106-13} }