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Medical Malpractice / Massachusetts #163941

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 07, 1996
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(Studio: Forrest Sawyer) Report introduced.

(Boston: George Strait) New disclosure law going into effect in Massachusetts allowing people to check out the background of their doctors examined; details given of the information, including malpractice, that will be made available to callers for free. [Massachusetts Board of Registration in Medicine Alexander FLEMING - says this is a tool for evaluating health care.] [Malpractice victim Jackie DEMERS - wishes she knew about her physician's background.] [Surgeon Dr. Barbara ROCKETT - worries about doctors performing high-risk surgery.]

Sawyer, Forrest;
Strait, George

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