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A solution to reduce defensive medicine

07:00 EST 9 Nov 2019 | KevinMD

An excerpt from Technology and the Doctor-Patient Relationship. As disturbing as the structure of malpractice insurance is in America, a more significant problem is the defensive style of medical practice it induces. In a large-scale survey done by Jackson Healthcare in 2010, between 73-92% of physicians self-reported ordering unnecessary tests and procedures to protect themselves […]

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