Quality Control in Health Care: Developments in the Law of Medical Malpractice

@article{Furrow1993QualityCI,
  title={Quality Control in Health Care: Developments in the Law of Medical Malpractice},
  author={B. Furrow},
  journal={The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics},
  year={1993},
  volume={21},
  pages={173 - 192}
}
  • B. Furrow
  • Published 1993
  • Business, Medicine
  • The Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics
P hysicians and institutional providers face expanding liability exposure today, in spite of state tort reform legislation and public awareness of the costs of malpractice for providers. Standards of practice are evolving rapidly; new medical technologies are being introduced at a rapid rate; information is proliferating as to treatment efficacy, patient risk, and diseases generally. Tort standards mirror this change. As medical standards of care evolve, they provide a benchmark against which… Expand
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