Changing the civil justice system in ways that reduce tort litigation or damages. The tort reform law that passed in Georgia in 2005 is credited with reducing professional liability premiums and reinforcing critical health care needs.
- JAMA: Disclosure of medical error (08.16.16)
- Many life-saving defibrillators behind locked doors during off-hours (08.15.16)
- Spread of Zika virus raises legal issues for employers (08.15.16)
- Cyber threat invading Texas puts patient records at risk (08.15.16)
- Antibiotic stewardship, patient safety plans get industry support (08.15.16)
- Dacula woman files malpractice suit over flesh-eating bacteria (08.09.16)
- Patient safety concerns drive this medical center to ban Pokémon GO: 5 insights (08.09.16)
- Checklists and bundles: Patient safety tools require appropriate implementation (08.05.16)
- 'Locked-door policy' in psych hospitals makes no difference to patient safety (08.03.16)
- ATRA's 'Judicial Hellholes' Blog
- Better care in Texas thanks to tort reform, Health Care Blog
- Georgia Board for Physician Workforce reviews 'Medical Liability & Tort Reform in Georgia'
- Georgia Board for Physician Workforce's 'Spotlight on National Tort Reform & Reform in the Surrounding States'
- Georgia tort laws in comparison to Texas and Louisiana (MAG fact sheet)