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Analysis of 23,364 patient-generated, physician-reviewed malpractice claims from a non-tort, blame-free, national patient insurance system: lessons learned from Sweden.

Pukk-Härenstam K; Ask J; Brommels M; Thor J; Penaloza RV; Gaffney FA.

Malpractice claims in Sweden are compensated if an independent physician review confirms that harm resulted from physician error. Over the 8-year period covered in this study, compensation was provided in almost half of cases.