Findings from a HCFO Study on Medical Malpractice Highlighed in MedPage Today

Publication Date: 
September 7, 2010

Findings from a study led by J. William Thomas, Ph.D., visiting professor, Cutler Institute for Health Policy and Social Policy, University of Southern Maine, were highlighted in the September 7, 2010 MedPage Today article “Malpractice Adds Less Than 3% to Healthcare Tab.” Dr. Thomas conducted HCFO-sponsored work that examined defensive medicine as a response to medical malpractice liability.