Category Archives: Department of Health & Human Services

Hospital Groups Acquiring Physicians’ Private Practices, How It Affects Liability

side note: Is a hospital-focused healthcare system the future of American Medicine? And if so, what are the liability implications? This is a great look at what looks to be the future of healthcare delivery in the United States. Physician-owned … Continue reading

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President Obama Starts Drive For Medical Malpractice Reforms

President Obama is calling for ste-level tort reforms, but stops short of endorsing damage caps. Continue reading

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State of the Union: President Obama Open to Medical Malpractice Reform

President Barack Obama signals he is open to working with Republicans on medical malpractice reform in his State of the Union address. Continue reading

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