Tafari Mbadiwe

MD, JD

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Mistaking Legal Recourse for Evidence-Based Medical Practices in Surrogacy

Mistaking Legal Recourse for Evidence-Based Medical Practices in Surrogacy

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Paying a surrogate to carry a fetus shoehorns a fourth, and fifth, party into the already tight therapeutic triangle formed by the biological mom, fetus, and physician.

Descriptive, Predictive Data at Odds in Medical Malpractice Courtroom

Descriptive, Predictive Data at Odds in Medical Malpractice Courtroom

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Because they're busy looking in different directions, the principles "innocent until proven guilty" and "first, do no harm" don't always get along.

A Few Bad Apples: Managing Malpractice Claims

A Few Bad Apples: Managing Malpractice Claims

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Ranking or otherwise gauging physician quality isn't just a way to assign bragging rights — performance metrics can be used to set reimbursement levels, tailor insurance, and identify physicians who are falling behind.

Expert Reflects on the Crisis of Physician Suicides

Expert Reflects on the Crisis of Physician Suicides

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Every year, suicide takes the lives of close to 400 physicians and takes medical care from as many as 1 million patients.

Do Computerized Decision Support Systems Have a Place in Medicine?

Do Computerized Decision Support Systems Have a Place in Medicine?

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Decision support systems in clinical settings can dramatically decrease the time and manpower needed to perform a variety of tasks, but do they cause more harm than good?

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