Roles of Medical Malpractice Insurance in Reforming the Medical Profession in the US.

While one might hope that medical malpractice insurance could decrease the prevalence of errors and enhance the overall quality of medical care, evidence proves otherwise. This article examines the roles of malpractice insurance in reforming the medical profession in the United States. It argues that, in principle, malpractice insurance should be a quality-assurance mechanism. However, […]