Journals Higher Education



Published: 31 March 2021

336 Pages


ISBN: 9780190667986

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Closing Death's Door

Legal Innovations to End the Epidemic of Healthcare Harm

Michael J. Saks and Stephan Landsman

  • Draws on the psychology of decision making coupled with proposed changes to the law to explore ways to reduce medical error in the US
  • Defines iatrogenic injury and its scope, shedding light on how the healthcare industry has failed to effectively address the problem
  • Offers ideas for generating incentives, along with other strategies that will lower the risk of harm to patients

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