Sunday, August 19, 2007

Medicare Says It Won’t Cover Hospital Errors

The new policy raises the possibility of changes in medical practice as doctors hew more closely to clinical guidelines.

Very interesting.
Maybe this idea could be used here, in Canada,
to remove a de facto monetary reward for errors
and replace it with an effective monetary penalty.

In practice would the actual result be a more pronounced,
see no evil, hear no evil?
Duh I saw nothin' !

Botched organ harvesting

Hospital 'fines' for patient harm
"The taxpayer should not have to foot the bill for poor care that resulted in longer stays in hospital"
Monday, December 13, 2007

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