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Young Physicians Taught to Practice Defensive Medicine, Survey Finds
Date:5/3/2010

According to a new national survey of physicians by Jackson Healthcare, the vast majority of physicians between the ages of 25 and 34 report being taught to practice defensive medicine.

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 3, 2010 -- According to a new national survey of physicians by Jackson Healthcare, the vast majority of physicians between the ages of 25 and 34 report being taught to practice defensive medicine.

Eighty-three percent of physicians in the 25- to 34-year age bracket report that they were taught to practice defensive medicine in medical school or residency by an attending physician or mentor. Defensive medicine is a term used to describe the medically unnecessary tests and treatments physicians order in order avoid lawsuits.

"Older physicians are sharing lawsuit stories and advice with younger physicians,” reported Richard Jackson, chairman and chief executive officer of Jackson Healthcare. "These stories are convincing younger physicians to practice defensive medicine.”

According to Jackson, the root problem driving defensive medicine practices is that physicians’ livelihoods are at stake. "The U.S. is the only major country in the world where physicians are personally financially liable for mistakes.”

Jackson survey data suggests that, with each decade, defensive medicine is growing in prominence and practice. The following represents the percent of respondents, by age, that reported they were taught defensive medicine in medical school or residency:

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