Monitoring and medical malpractice: Medical Malpractice


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Related Medical Malpractice Statistics

  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for monitoring-related malpractice in the USA:
    • 157 medical malpractice payments were made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $290,661 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $162,500 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 2,090 medical malpractice payments were made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $216,224 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $90,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for monitoring-related malpractice in the USA:
    • There was a 4.2 year mean time delay between monitoring related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • There was a 3.81 year median time delay between monitoring related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice lawsuit payment statistics for monitoring-related malpractice and nursing in the USA:
    • 523 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against registered nurses in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 6 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse anaesthetists in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 8 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse midwives in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 9 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse practitioners in the US 1990-2002 (2002 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 monitoring 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 statistics for Monitoring malpractice in the USA:
    • There were 1,594 monitoring related primary malpractice acts or omissions in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • 1% of primary malpractice acts or omissions were monitoring related in the US 1990-96 (The National Practitioner Data Bank Public Use File)
    • $285,397,928 in payments were made for monitoring 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:
    • 187 (1.2%) medical malpractice payments were made due to monitoring related malpractice by physicians in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $274,013 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physicians in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $125,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physicians in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 2,277 (1.2%) medical malpractice payments were made due to monitoring related malpractice by physicians in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $221,005 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physicians in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $93,750 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring 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 4.57 year mean delay between monitoring related malpractice incident and payment in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • There was a 4.12 year median delay between monitoring 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:
    • 47 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against registered nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 1 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse anaesthetists in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 1 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse midwives in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 monitoring related malpractice payment reports were made against nurse practitioners in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 0 monitoring 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:
    • 50 (11.4%) medical malpractice payments related to monitoring were made by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $427,466 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $110,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by nurses in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 595 (12.9%) medical malpractice payments related to monitoring were made by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $314,999 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $99,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by nurses in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
  • Medical malpractice statistics for the USA 2003:
    • 1 (0.8%) medical malpractice payments related to monitoring were made by physician assistants in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $175,000 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physician assistants in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $175,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physician assistants in the US 2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • 8 (1.0%) medical malpractice payments related to monitoring were made by physician assistants in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $135,299 was the mean medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physician assistants in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)
    • $115,000 was the median medical malpractice payments made due to monitoring related malpractice by physician assistants in the US 1990-2003 (2003 Annual Report, National Practitioner Data Bank, US DHHS)

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