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Defensive Medicine Drives Wedge Between Patients/Physicians
Date:4/21/2010

According to a new national survey of physicians by Jackson Healthcare, 72 percent of physicians report that the practice of defensive medicine negatively impacts patient care. Sixty-seven percent report that defensive medicine comes between the doctor and patient.

Atlanta, GA (Vocus) April 21, 2010 -- According to a new national survey of physicians by Jackson Healthcare, 72 percent of physicians report that the practice of defensive medicine negatively impacts patient care. Sixty-seven percent report that defensive medicine comes between the doctor and patient.

This survey is the third in a series of physician surveys by Jackson Healthcare to qualify and quantify the impact lawsuits have on medical care in the U.S. It follows Jackson’s recent quantifying the cost of defensive medicine, in which physicians estimate $650 billion to $850 billion is spent each year on defensive medicine. Defensive medicine refers to the unnecessary tests and treatments that physicians order to avoid lawsuits.

“Nothing should come between physicians and patients, especially third parties like government bureaucrats and attorneys who have no medical training,” said Richard Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of Jackson Healthcare. “The physician/patient relationship is sacred and must be protected to the benefit of our physicians and us, their patients.”

Additionally, 75 percent of respondents believe defensive medicine will decrease the number of physicians in the U.S., perpetuating an existing physician shortage, and 87 percent of
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