Survey: Most ED docs order tests for fear of being sued

05/30/2011 | AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

A survey from the American College of Emergency Physicians found that 44% of emergency department physician respondents consider the fear of lawsuits as the major hurdle in saving costs. Fifty-three percent of respondents said the main reason they order several tests is out of fear of a lawsuit.

View Full Article in:

AuntMinnie.com (free registration)

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior or Principal Consultant
PAREXEL International
Nationwide, SL_Nationwide
MGR POST MARKET STUDIES - 14000001LK
Abbott
Santa Ana, CA
Senior Financial Analyst - Growing Manager Care Health Org
Fallon Community Health Plan
Worcester, MA
Assistant General Counsel, Regulatory
Cardinal Health
Waukegan, IL
Chief Executive Officer
UCare Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN