A New Role for Quality in Medical Liability Reform

06.24.2010 - Tort Reform

Earlier this month, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) announced it would be spending over $23 million to find potential solutions to the medical liability issue. It became the largest investment in malpractice reform by the federal government in at least 20 years. But is the U.S. ready to consider more ways to use quality-related methods—rather than legal briefs or court dates—to handle medical liability reform?

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