Brief Analysis Paper: The Provider-Patient Relationship
Healthcare stakeholders disagree about the impact of legal risks, medical malpractice claims, tort reform, and defensive medicine on the cost of care and the cost of health insurance in the United States, as well as the importance of such impact.
How do legal risks, medical malpractice claims, tort reform, and defensive medicine impact the relationship between healthcare providers and patients? How should they impact the relationship? Make three suggestions to improve existing healthcare policy based on your analysis of impacts on the provider-patient relationship.