Insurance mistakes doctors hazy future developments or reality? Medical errors … This theme is in our country – one of the most painful. And for physicians and patients, which are increasingly not satisfied with the quality of medical Service and paltry compensation for the damage to their health inadequate treatment. Recently, in a tense issue for our medicine, a new twist. The initiators of change was the Moscow authorities, proposed an (initially in the capital, and then the whole of Russia) professional liability insurance (and in fact, the insurance against mistakes) of doctors and pharmacists. Thus, as more than a dozen years of practice in western countries where such insurance is as much a prerequisite for the normal operation of physicians, as OSAGOdlya cars.
Refine. On the errors associated with careless or negligent performance of professional responsibilities of health professionals such insurance will not cover. These cases will the prosecutor's office. It is about insurance oploshek admitted not with malicious intent, but on the other, not always dependent on the doctor reasons. It's no secret that medical work – is a constant risk. In our time, neither the patient nor the doctor is not protected, the head of the Department of Health in Moscow, Andrei Seltsovsky.
Compulsory insurance of doctors fix this situation and at the same time become a powerful incentive to take more care to patients who are able to count on adequate financial compensation for damage caused to their health due to errors in diagnosis, tactics treatment or in case of unforeseen complications that arose during routine operations. Who will be insured against errors – a hospital or the doctors themselves is unclear, as well as unknown sources of funding and a new system insurance. Nevertheless, the Department of Health in Moscow already being prepared a draft municipal law. And while insuring doctors in the plan are not necessarily earlier 2010-2022 period, an initiative of the capital authorities provoked a strong and mixed reactions from the medical community. Why? Word – art.