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After a medical mistake, what’s next?

Sometimes doctors or nurses who cause harm to a patient are the perpetrators: They’re careless, negligent, taking on too many cases because they’re greedy, sloppy or incompetent. But often this is not the case. A well-meaning, expertly-trained provider makes an honest error and feels deep remorse.

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  Need to Know: January 25, 2013: Do no harm and Danish medical courts

Can the U.S. change its costly court-based way of dealing with medical mistakes?

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