Medical Secrets

Number 18575
Subject
Source Star (Toronto, Canada)
State
Year 2001
Publication Date May 5, May 6, May 7
Summary The Toronto Star reveals that the physicians' "self-regulatory bodies are lax at best and deceptive at worst, consistently hiding incompetence and mistakes from public view. As a result, you have little chance of knowing if your physician has ever been disciplined by a hospital, investigated for negligence or sued for malpractice more often than his or her peers."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 42
Keywords Toronto;Canada;medical records;malpractice;incompetence;physicians;blunders
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