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Time Spent on Unresolved Malpractice Claims

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The average physician in the United States spends nearly 11% of a 40-year career with an unresolved, open malpractice claim, according to a study from American researchers. The authors recommend that malpractice reform efforts be assessed based on the ability to reduce time of malpractice litigation without undermining the affected patient needs.

Abstract: Health Affairs, January 2013.

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