Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds

Since insurers pay more for patients with surgical complications, some hospitals could actually lose money by improving care, researchers said Tuesday.

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  • Do hospitals profit from surgical errors? | Futterman ...
    Furthermore, those who interpreted the results of the original study to signify that hospitals profit from postoperative complications resulting from surgical errors do not seem to have taken into consideration other costs that may stem from medical malpractice, such as legal fees resulting from lawsuits or a loss of public trust.
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  • Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds ...
    Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds Hospitals make money from their own mistakes because insurers pay them for the longer stays and extra care that patients need to treat surgical complications that could have been prevented, a new study finds.
    11/13/2018 - 7:40 am | View Website
  • Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds ...
    The study authors are from the Boston Consulting Group, Harvard’s schools of medicine and public health, and Texas Health Resources, a large nonprofit hospital system. The study is based on a detailed analysis of the records of 34,256 people who had surgery in 2010 at one of 12 hospitals run by Texas Health Resources.
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  • Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds
    Hospitals Profit From Surgical Errors, Study Finds. ... a large nonprofit hospital system. The study is based on a detailed analysis of the records of 34,256 people who had surgery in 2010 at one ...
    10/19/2018 - 3:26 am | View Website
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