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Publications [#238844] of Frank A. Sloan

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  1. Sloan, F; Chepke, L, From medical malpractice to quality assurance, Issues in Science and Technology, vol. 24 no. 3 (March, 2008), pp. 63-70, ISSN 0748-5492
    (last updated on 2022/11/29)

    Health care service providers in the US need to implementing a proper a medical malpractice system that focuses on compensating patients for medical errors and finding ways to prevent these errors from occurring. The service providers need to eliminate misconceptions about the problems associated with the medical malpractice system, as a first step toward solving real problems of medical errors and low level of quality assurance. Steps can be taken, to reconstruct the system aimed at improving the quality of medical care, by giving medical professionals better incentives, to deliver the services that people need. A number of options exist, to reform the medical malpractice system, such as enterprise insurance that has the potential to provide the initiative for systematic change.

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