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Malpractice Risk in Ambulatory Settings: An Increasing and Underrecognized Problem

  • June 15, 2011

In Research and Publication
If a group of physicians were asked to list the specialties of clinical medicine that carry the highest risk of malpractice, invariably the first responses would include obstetrics/gynecology, anesthesia, and various surgical specialties.

The Journal of American Medical Association discusses malpractice in the ambulatory setting:

Malpractice risk in ambulatory settings: an increasing and underrecognized problem

Gianna Zuccotti, MD, MPH; Luke Sato, MD