An internet television program that explores the intersection of medicine and the law.

Defensive Medicine

Physicians and Defensive Medicine and how it relates to medical malpractice insurance

Does Defensive Medicine "Work"?

By Dr. Anupam Jena to Defensive Medicine

Does Defensive Medicine "Work"?Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, one of the authors of the study Physician spending and subsequent risks of malpractice claims: an observational study, which was published in The BMJ in November 2015. Dr. Jena sat down with Healthcare Matters to discuss the study's results, methods and limitations as well as its implications for research on defensive medicine and healthcare spending. See More

Medical Malpractice Claims and the Doctor-Patient Relationship

By Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD to Defensive Medicine

Medical Malpractice Claims and the Doctor-Patient RelationshipOur guest on Healthcare Matters is Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, one of the authors of the study Physician spending and subsequent risks of malpractice claims: an observational study, which was published in The BMJ in November 2015. Dr. Jena sat down with Healthcare Matters to discuss the study's results, methods and limitations as well as its implications for research on defensive medicine and healthcare spending. See More

The Link between Physician Spending and Medical Malpractice Claims

By Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD to Defensive Medicine

The Link between Physician Spending and Medical Malpractice ClaimsOur guest on Healthcare Matters is Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, one of the authors of the study Physician spending and subsequent risks of malpractice claims: an observational study, which was published in The BMJ in November 2015. Dr. Jena sat down with Healthcare Matters to discuss the study's results, methods and limitations as well as its implications for research on defensive medicine and healthcare spending. See More

Physician Spending, Patient Outcomes and Future Research

By Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD to Defensive Medicine

Physician Spending, Patient Outcomes and Future ResearchOur guest on Healthcare Matters is Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, one of the authors of the study Physician spending and subsequent risks of malpractice claims: an observational study, which was published in The BMJ in November 2015. Dr. Jena sat down with Healthcare Matters to discuss the study's results, methods and limitations as well as its implications for research on defensive medicine and healthcare spending. See More

How can we differentiate between defensive medicine and “good” medicine?

By Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD to Defensive Medicine

How can we differentiate between defensive medicine and “good” medicine?Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Anupam B. Jena, MD, PhD, one of the authors of the study Physician spending and subsequent risks of malpractice claims: an observational study, which was published in The BMJ in November 2015. Dr. Jena sat down with Healthcare Matters to discuss the study's results, methods and limitations as well as its implications for research on defensive medicine and healthcare spending. See More

Dr. Richard Anderson, CEO of TDC, on tackling Defensive Medicine & the Medical Liability Landscape. (Full Interview)

By Richard E. Anderson MD, CEO and Chairman of The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer to Defensive Medicine

Healthcare Matters sits down with Richard Anderson MD, FACP, Chairman and CEO of The Doctors Company, in the episode The State of Defensive Medicine. We discuss the practice of defensive medicine and how much it costs the healthcare delivery system annually. Dr. Anderson also shares his views on alternative dispute resolution strategies, California’s MICRA tort reforms and whether it’s possible for the healthcare delivery system to completely cease the practice of defensive medicine. See More

Dr. Richard Anderson, CEO of TDC, on the Medical Liability Insurance Landscape.

By Richard E. Anderson MD, CEO and Chairman of The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer to Defensive Medicine

The State of Defensive Medicine Our guest on Healthcare Matters is Richard E. Anderson MD, CEO and Chairman of The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer. In part 7 of our State of Defensive Medicine series, we asked Dr. Anderson how the medical liability insurance landscape has changed over the last 15 years. See More

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