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Dispute Resolution: Alternatives to the Current Tort System
Burkman RT, Fennell JL
The Female Patient. 2009;34(12):26-28

Most clinicians in the United States find the current system for resolving medical-legal disputes to be burdensome, confusing, emotionally taxing, and expensive. Further, it has not contributed to improved quality of care but has led to an increase in unnecessary testing, procedures, and costs related to the practice of “defensive medicine.” Here we present some alternatives to consider.


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