Saudi Arabia – Number of insured against medical practice up by 34%
Wednesday, 04 12 2017, Category: Insurance and Reinsurance, Country: Saudi Arabia
The Forensic Medical Centers which constitute 22 centers distributed across the Kingdom studied 3043 cases related to medical malpractice in the kingdom during year 1436H.
Moreover, they issued decisions related to 374 death cases related to medical malpractice noting that there were 196 condemnations representing 52.4% of total deaths studied by these centers.
The medical malpractice is a major problem facing the health sector in the work and is an obsession of the patient, physician and medical organizations due to the losses both at the medical and material levels.
Furthermore, Tawuniya's Marketing GM Majid A. Al-Bahiti said that the number of medical practitioners who benefit from medical malpractice insurance increased by 34% during the past five years.
Source: Al Riyadh