Medical error reduction and tort reform through private contractually-based quality medicine societies.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Credentialing, Licensure, and Discipline
- Malpractice Litigation
This article discusses the culture of blame in medicine, which keeps errors hidden and leaves injured parties uncompensated. To facilitate recognition of and compensation for harm, the authors recommend a system that includes limited liability, transparency, and arbitration.