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Michigan Model Provides Lessons on Avoiding Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Posted on Jan. 22 2013 in Medical Malpractice Cases

Hospitals in Kentucky can take a few lessons on avoiding medical errors and lawsuits arising as a result of these errors from the University of Michigan Health System. According to an analysis of the performance of the University of Michigan Health System, it has done an excellent job of responding to medical errors,reducing the risk of medical errors in the future, and dealing with patient injuries that result as a consequence of those errors. The Michigan Model is based on an approach of “disclose, apologize and offer”, and can improve access to compensation, enhance patient safety and promote transparency.  So successful has the system been that the “Michigan Model “is being
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