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At a conference on avoidable care, experts say malpractice lawsuits not the central issue

The Boston Globe, White Coat Notes
April 25, 2012
By: Chelsea Conaboy

At a conference attended by dozens of doctors, the message of one panel discussion might have seemed out of place: Medical malpractice is not a primary culprit in the rising cost of medical care. The speakers and most audience members who approached the microphones during a panel near the start of the two-day Avoiding Avoidable Care conference, hosted in Cambridge by the Lown Cardiovascular Research Foundation and the New America Foundation, seemed to agree.

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