8 OSTEOPATHIC OATH I do hereby affirm my loyalty to the profession I am about to enter. I will be mindful always of my great responsibility to preserve the health and the life of my patients, to retain their confidence and respect both as a physician and a friend who will guard their secrets with scrupulous honor and fidelity, to perform faithfully my professional duties, to employ only those recognized methods of treatment consistent with good judgment and with my skill and ability, keeping in mind always nature's laws and the body's inherent capacity for recovery.
9 OSTEOPATHIC OATH I will be ever vigilant in aiding in the general welfare of the community, sustaining its laws and institutions, not engaging in those practices, which will in any way, bring shame or discredit upon my profession or myself. I will give no drugs for deadly purposes to any person, though it may be asked of me.
10 OSTEOPATHIC OATH I will endeavor to work in accord with my colleagues in a spirit of progressive cooperation and never by word or by act cast imputations upon them or their rightful practices.
11 OSTEOPATHIC OATH I will look with respect and esteem upon all those who have taught me my art. To my college I will be loyal and strive always for its best interests and for the interests of the students who will come after me. I will be ever alert to further the application of basic biologic truths to the healing arts and to develop the principles of osteopathy, which were first enunciated by Andrew Taylor Still.
12 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Ancient-400 B.C.) Swear by Apollo Physician and Asclepius and Hygieia and Panaceia and all the gods and goddesses, making them my witnesses, that I will fulfil according to my ability and judgment this oath and this covenant:
13 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Ancient-400 B.C.) To hold him who has taught me this art as equal to my parents and to live my life in partnership with him, and if he is in need of money to give him a share of mine, and to regard his offspring as equal to my brothers in male lineage and to teach them this art - if they desire to learn it - without fee and covenant; to give a share of precepts and oral instruction and all the other learning to my sons and to the sons of him who has instructed me and to pupils who have signed the covenant and have taken an oath according to the medical law, but no one else.
14 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Ancient-400 B.C.) I will apply dietetic measures for the benefit of the sick according to my ability and judgment; I will keep them from harm and injustice. I will neither give a deadly drug to anybody who asked for it, nor will I make a suggestion to this effect. Similarly I will not give to a woman an abortive remedy. In purity and holiness I will guard my life and my art. I will not use the knife, not even on sufferers from stone, but will withdraw in favor of such men as are engaged in this work.
15 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Ancient-400 B.C.) Whatever houses I may visit, I will come for the benefit of the sick, remaining free of all intentional injustice, of all mischief and in particular of sexual relations with both female and male persons, be they free or slaves. What I may see or hear in the course of the treatment or even outside of the treatment in regard to the life of men, which on no account one must spread abroad, I will keep to myself, holding such things shameful to be spoken about.
16 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Ancient-400 B.C.) If I fulfil this oath and do not violate it, may it be granted to me to enjoy life and art, being honored with fame among all men for all time to come; if I transgress it and swear falsely, may the opposite of all this be my lot.
17 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Modern-1995) I swear to fulfill, to the best of my ability and judgment, this covenant: I will respect the hard-won scientific gains of those physicians in whose steps I walk, and gladly share such knowledge as is mine with those who are to follow. I will apply, for the benefit of the sick, all measures which are required, avoiding those twin traps of over-treatment and therapeutic nihilism.
18 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Modern-1995) I will remember that there is art to medicine as well as science, and that warmth, sympathy, and understanding may outweigh the surgeon's knife or the chemist's drug. I will not be ashamed to say "I know not," nor will I fail to call in my colleagues when the skills of another are needed for a patient's recovery.
19 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Modern-1995) I will respect the privacy of my patients, for their problems are not disclosed to me that the world may know. Most especially must I tread with care in matters of life and death. If it is given me to save a life, all thanks. But it may also be within my power to take a life; this awesome responsibility must be faced with great humbleness and awareness of my own frailty. Above all, I must not play at God.
20 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Modern-1995) I will remember that I do not treat a fever chart, a cancerous growth, but a sick human being, whose illness may affect the person's family and economic stability. My responsibility includes these related problems, if I am to care adequately for the sick. I will prevent disease whenever I can, for prevention is preferable to cure.
21 HIPPOCRATIC OATH (Modern-1995) I will remember that I remain a member of society, with special obligations to all my fellow human beings, those sound of mind and body as well as the infirm. If I do not violate this oath, may I enjoy life and art, respected while I live and remembered with affection thereafter. May I always act so as to preserve the finest traditions of my calling and may I long experience the joy of healing those who seek my help.
22 PRINCIPLES OF MEDICAL ETHICS BENEFICENCE Acting For The Benefit Of The patient NON-MALEFICENCE Do No Harm AUTONOMY Informed Consent Decision Making Capacity JUSTICE Benefit Society
23 LEGAL DUTY Fiduciary Duty ELEMENTS OF NEGLIGENCE BREACH OF DUTY Minimum Standard of Care in the Community Certification: National Standard of Care CAUSATION DAMAGES
24 LEGAL DUTY Fiduciary Duty ELEMENTS OF NEGLIGENCE BREACH OF DUTY Minimum Standard of Care in the Community Certification: National Standard of Care CAUSATION Joint and Several vs. Joint And Not Several DAMAGES
25 CAUSATION Joint And Several Liability: Multiple Parties Combine to Cause Loss Each Defendant Is Responsible Only For His/Her Percentage of Fault Claimant s s Settlement Amounts Not Factored Into Trial Judgment Joint But Not Several Liability: Multiple Parties Combine to Cause Loss Each Defendant Is Responsible For Entire Amount Claimant Can Only Recover Once
26 LEGAL DUTY ELEMENTS OF Fiduciary Duty NEGLIGENCE BREACH OF DUTY Minimum Standard of Care in the Community Certification: National Standard of Care CAUSATION Joint and Several vs. Joint And Not Several DAMAGES Compensatory Punitive
27 TYPES OF DAMAGES Compensatory Special Medical Bills, Lost Wages, Etc. General Punitive Pain & Suffering Meant to Punish and Deter Higher Culpability of Wrongdoer Higher Standard of Proof
28 PUNITIVE DAMAGES Ratio of Punitive Award to Compensator :1 145:1 10:1?? The Future?
29 PUNITIVE DAMAGES Ratio of Punitive Award to Compensator :1 In BMW of North America v. Gore, the Supreme Court ruled in an Alabama case that punitive awards that were 500 to 1 were excessive (actual damages in the case, which involved the repainting of a car, were $4,000 but the jury awarded the plaintiff $2 million) 145:1 10:1?? The Future?
30 PUNITIVE DAMAGES Ratio of Punitive Award to Compensator :1 In Campbell v. State Farm, the Supreme Court ruled in a 22- year old Utah case that punitive awards that were 145 to 1 were excessive (actual damages in the case, which involved insurer bad faith were $1 million) 145:1 10:1?? The Future?
31 PUNITIVE DAMAGES Ratio of Punitive Award to Compensator :1 In Campbell v. State Farm, the Court added that few awards exceeding a single- digit ratio between punitive and compensatory damages will satisfy due process Single digit multipliers are more likely to comport with due process, still achieving the State s deterrence and retribution goals 145:1 10:1?? The Future?
32 TORT DOLLAR DISTRIBUTION Administration Fees = 25% Awards For Non-Economic Loss = 22% Awards For Economic Loss = 20% Attorneys Fees = 17% Defense Costs = 16%
33 TORT DOLLAR DISTRIBUTION Defense Costs 16% Administration 25% Attorneys Fees 17% Awards For Economic Loss 20% Awards for Non- Economic Loss 22%
34 EXPRESSED REASONS FOR TORT REFORM STOP FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS
35 REASONS TO STOP FRIVILOUS LAWSUITS To Make Medical Malpractice Insurance More Affordable To Allow Physicians To Practice Medicine As Opposed To Defensive Medicine So Patients Do Not Receive Rewards From Lawsuits
36 SPECIFIC TORT REFORM PROPOSAL Cap Non-Economic Damages At $250,000 Reduce Attorney s s Fees Inform The Jury Of Collateral Sources Joint And Several Liability Stricter Statute of Limitations
37 THE BIG QUESTION QUESTION: Will The Proposed Tort Reform Reduce Frivolous Lawsuits? ANSWER: The Proposed Tort Reform Will Only Reduce Legitimate Lawsuits.
38 WHY? The Proposed Tort Reform Will Reduce Only Legitimate Lawsuits Because Frivolous Lawsuits Do Not Result In Jury Verdicts. Therefore, Caps Do Not Have The Intended Effect.
39 FRIVOLOUS LAWSUITS Federal Rule Of Civil Procedure, Rule 11 And The State Statutory Counterparts Prohibit The Filing Of A Lawsuit Without Merit By A Licensed Attorney.
40 FACTS 98,000 Americans Die Each Year From Medical Mistakes 12,000 Deaths From Unnecessary Surgeries 7,000 Deaths From Medication Errors 1,000,000 Americans Are Injured Each Year From Medical Mistakes Only 1 In 8 Injured Patients Files A Lawsuit Medication Mistakes Alone In Hospital Settings Cost $2,000,000,000 Per Year
41 FACTS The Median Payout (Settlement and Judgment) For Patients Who Receive Money In A Malpractice Case is $125,000 The Median Jury Judgment For Patients Who Are Successful In A Malpractice Lawsuit Is Approximately $1,000,000 Punitive Damages Were Awarded In Less Than 1% Of Cases The Median Of Jury Verdicts In All Tort Claims Dropped By 33% to $30,000 Since 2000
42 FACTS Only 6.5 Of Every 1,000 Physicians Will Be Sued In Any Given Year 5% Of Physicians Are Responsible For 54% Of All Malpractice Only 17% Of Physicians Who Have Paid On 5 Or More Lawsuits Has Been Disciplined By Their State Board Healthcare Providers Are Successful In Jury Trials Over 60% Of The Time
43 FACTS The Number Of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Has Not Increased In The Last 10 Years Federal Lawsuits Have Not Increased Since 1970 State Lawsuits Have Continued To Decrease Since 1989 The Total Number Of Medical Malpractice Claims Decreased By 4% From 1995 To 2000
44 WHY HAVE MALPRACTICE PREMIUMS INCREASED A Price War Started By St. Paul Led To Inadequate Premiums In The 1990s St. Paul Had $1,100,000,000 In Over-Reserves Which It Converted Over This Mistakenly Appeared As Profit Other Malpractice Carriers Slashed Prices In An Attempt to Attract Physicians Because They Mistakenly Believed There Were Huge Profits A Large Number Of Malpractice Insurers Became Under-Capitalized And Went Into Receivership
45 WHY HAVE MALPRACTICE PREMIUMS INCREASED Insurance Carriers Invest A Portion Of Premiums In The Stock Market The Stock Market Was Strong In The 1990s And Insurers Were Able To Maintain Profitability Through Gains The Stock Market Decline Began In 2000 And Insurers Were Left With Limited Premiums Which Needed To Increase To Make Up For The Loss Of Profitability September 11, 2001, Cost Over $8,000,000,000 In Claims To Re-Insurers Which In Turn Raised The Rates To Malpractice Insurers
46 WILL CAPPING AWARDS DECREASE MALPRACTICE PREMIUMS Capping Awards Did Not Correlate To Lowering Malpractice Premiums From 1991 To 2002 The Median Payout In States With Caps Was 15.7% Lower Than In States With Caps Payouts Increased By 83.3% In States With Caps While States Without Caps Increases Were 127.9% The Median Annual Premium Increase For States With Caps Was 48.2% While The Median Annual Premium Increase For States Without Caps Was 35.9% States With Caps Experienced 10.5% Stagnant Or Decline In Medical Malpractice Premiums While States Without A Cap Showed A Stagnant Or Decline Medical Malpractice Premium Rate Of 18.7%
47 WILL CAPPING AWARDS DECREASE MALPRACTICE PREMIUMS Medical Malpractice Caps CAPS NO CAPS 0% Payout Increases Median Annual Premium Flat or Decline Premiums
48 WILL CAPPING AWARDS DECREASE MALPRACTICE PREMIUMS California s s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA) Non-Economic Damages Are Limited To $250,000 Medical Malpractice Premiums In California Are 8% Higher Than Non-Cap States Medical Malpractice Premiums Rose 450% During The First 12 Years ( ) 1987) Until Proposition 103 Proposition 103 (1988) Mandated A 20% Drop In Medical Malpractice Premiums
49 SOLUTIONS? Remember The Medical Principles Try Not To Commit Mistakes Beneficence Non-Maleficence Admit Mistakes Autonomy-Respect For Patients As People Justice-Statutes Not Allowing Evidence Of Admissions Change of Attitude Not A Physician Versus Attorney Issue Caps Hurt Legitimate Patients And Do Not Affect Frivolous Lawsuits Legitimate Lawsuits Correct Bad Behavior
50 SOLUTIONS! Honesty Better State Regulation Of Bad Doctors Stiffer Penalties For Frivolous Lawsuits Award Sanctions Against Attorneys And Plaintiffs Costs Attorneys Fees Better State Regulation By Bar Against Offending Attorneys Mandate Qualified Experts Who Comply With Their Oaths Establish Databases With Previous Forensic Experience Joint And Several Liability No Collateral Source Rule
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