Journal Article

Legal and policy interventions to improve patient safety.

Kachalia A; Mello MM; Nallamothu BK; Studdert DM.

This review explores policy and legal approaches to addressing care delivery problems, including strategies that focus on transparency, reimbursement, professional regulation, and tort reform. The authors suggest cardiologists are well-positioned as leaders in adopting these approaches because the conditions they treat are highly visible, common, and expensive.