Tafari Mbadiwe, MD, JD

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Moral Hazard vs Morality Approaches in the Opioid Crisis

Moral Hazard vs Morality Approaches in the Opioid Crisis

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Economists argue that because naloxone prevents overdoses, it also nudges users toward riskier behaviors. Physicians disagree.

Understanding the Blame Game: Why Are Voluntary Event Reporting Rates So Low?

Understanding the Blame Game: Why Are Voluntary Event Reporting Rates So Low?

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Does a hospital's blame culture — "nonpunitive response to error" according to researchers — influence medical error reporting rates?

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, "innocent until proven guilty" and "first, do no harm" don't always get along.

Reproductive Recourse: Why Are Reproductive Malpractice Claims So Challenging?

Reproductive Recourse: Why Are Reproductive Malpractice Claims So Challenging?

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A new generation of DNA tests that analyze fetal DNA are seen as a safe and reliable godsend for expectant mothers because, according to the manufacturers, they achieve "near-perfect" accuracy.

Prisoners to Parental Incarceration: How Do Incarceration Rates Affect Infant Mortality?

Prisoners to Parental Incarceration: How Do Incarceration Rates Affect Infant Mortality?

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The staggering number of incarcerated Americans has inspired an avalanche of studies demonstrating how patterns of imprisonment exacerbate inequality and affect the life chances of entire families.

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