Which Physician Specialties are at the Highest Risk for Malpractice Claims?

In 2017, JAMA Network published their findings on the physician specialties who paid the most in malpractice claims from 1992 to 2014. Their analysis was based on data from the National Practitioner Data Bank and includes almost 20 million physician-years of data, characterized by physician … [Read more...]

Identifying Service Problems in a Medical Office Can Reduce Medical Malpractice Claims

One study found that physicians who rated in the bottom third of patient satisfaction surveys had a 110% increased risk of being involved in a patient complaint (whether this means a filing of a medical board complaint or simply a nasty letter was unclear in the study). Satisfied patients are simply … [Read more...]