Hospital’s Comprehensive Obstetrics Program Cuts Malpractice Claims by 99%

Anyone who believes it's inevitable that some babies will get injured during childbirth may have a change of heart after reading how a New York City hospital dramatically cut staff errors and reduced medical malpractice payouts by 99%.

In a report published in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the head of the obstetrics team at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center describes how the safety initiatives they introduced reduced avoidable deaths and serious injuries to zero in 2008-2009, down from five in 2000.

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