Medical equipment and malpractice: Medical Malpractice


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Related Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for medical equipment malpractice in the USA:
    • 36 medical malpractice payments were made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $111,229 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $45,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 689 medical malpractice payments were made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $71,674 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $17,500 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for medical equipment malpractice in nursing in the USA:
    • 41 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against registered nurses in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 4 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse anaesthetists in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse midwives in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 1 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse practitioners in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against advanced nurse practitioners in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for medical equipment malpractice in the USA:
    • There was a 3.88 year mean time delay between equipment or product related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • There was a 2.92 year median time delay between equipment or product related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit statistics for medical equipment malpractice in the USA:
    • There were 557 equipment related primary malpractice acts or omissions in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • Less than 1% of primary malpractice acts or omissions were equipment related in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • $33,110,918 in payments were made for equipment related primary malpractice acts or omissions in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • $205,961 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by physicians in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $62,500 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by physicians in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 720 (0.4%) medical malpractice payments were made due to equipment or product related malpractice by physicians in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $77,742 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by physicians in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $19,563 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by physicians in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • There was a 4.28 year mean delay between equipment or product related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • There was a 3.36 year median delay between equipment or product related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 5 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against registered nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse anaesthetists in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse midwives in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 1 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse practitioners in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 equipment or product related malpractice payment reports were made against advanced nurse practitioners in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 6 (1.4%) medical malpractice payments related to equipment or product related were made by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $95,167 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $96,250 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 52 (1.1%) medical malpractice payments related to equipment or product related were made by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $174,168 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $40,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to equipment or product related malpractice by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

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