Explore this issue:December 2013
Regarding the article “The Otolaryngology Malpractice Storm” (ENTtoday, October 2013), Richard Quinn made a few good points. Frivolous contingency suits should be addressed.
I am aware of one positive reform to come from the Obama administration: the mandate of electronic medical records. This is expensive, time consuming and inevitably will lead to increased litigation. The only positive is the increase in jobs.
Donald N. Matheson, MD
Fort Worth, Texas