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Is there a medical malpractice problem, and if so, what is it?

JANUARY 13, 2006 Bookmark and Share

Featuring

Michael I. Krauss
George Mason University
Author of “Medical Malpractice: Is It Time for Tort Reform in Maryland?”

Anirban Basu
Sage Policy Group
Author of “An Analysis of the Economic Impacts of Maryland's Medical Liability Environment”

David A. Hyman
University of Illinois
Author of “The Poor State of Health Care Quality in the U.S.: Is Malpractice Liability Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?”

For the past several months, Maryland political leaders and residents have wrestled with the implications of rising medical liability costs in the Old Line State. Economists and policy analysts have devoted considerable attention to the role malpractice tort plays in protecting patient health, the potential effects of rising malpractice costs, and the causes of those cost increases.

If Maryland leaders want to craft a sensible policy response to the state’s rising medical liability costs, then they must first give careful consideration to what the scholarly research has found.

In this forum, The Maryland Public Policy Institute brings together three respected malpractice researchers who will each present different but important views of the medical liability crisis. After outlining their findings, the presenters will entertain queries from a panel of questioners and from the audience.

Monday, December 20, 2004
Governor Calvert House
58 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland
12:00–1:30 p.m.

(Refreshments to follow)

MPPI policy forums are free of charge.
To register, e-mail MPPI at info@mdpolicy.org or call (240) 686-3510.