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Research Shows Misdiagnosis a Leading Cause of Malpractice Claims

Two research papers released in the past several weeks both point to the significance of diagnostic errors as a source of medical malpractice claims. A peer-reviewed paper published in Diagnosis on July 11 found that inaccurate or delayed diagnoses were …

Studies Find Misdiagnosis Most Common Reason for Malpractice Claims

Two studies released this week underscored the significance of misdiagnosis as a source of medical malpractice claims. Coverys, a malpractice carrier based in Boston, reported that a review of 1,800 closed claims against physicians from 2013 to 2017 showed 46% …