Dr. Cotton discusses why noncompete clauses in physician employment contracts are a violation of federal law.
Dr. Cotton uses the geographic nature of malpractice risk to demonstrate that our understanding of lawsuits is badly flawed.
Dr. Cotton discusses the Harvard Medical Practice Study and compares its findings to the principles of modern risk management
Dr. Cotton discusses the incredible malpractice protection that clinicians have during the COVID pandemic.
Dr. Cotton shares data showing that medical-legal education has conveyed more misinformation than it has information.
Dr. Cotton discusses gender-based pay disparity in the medical profession and offers several options that would quickly fix the problem.
Dr. Cotton discusses the misguided risk management strategy of eliminating big ego physicians.
Dr. Cotton discusses the loss of tort reform that’s occurring around the country.
Dr. Cotton discusses the disastrous risk management strategy of tracking patients and reminding them to keep their appointments.
Mandatory cognitive testing of older physicians is now part of hospital credentialing at many institutions. Although this practice is advanced in the name of patient safety, Dr. Cotton discusses how it illegally discriminates against older physicians and opens the door for other types of even worse discrimination.