This particular measurement procedure is almost identical to that used in the Harvard Medical Practice study (Brennan, Localio, and Laird 1989).
What does HMPS stand for?
HMPS stands for Harvard Medical Practice Study
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- Heavy Metal Parking Lot (music video)
- Hulasi Metals Pvt. Ltd. (Jaipur, Rajasthan, India)
- Her Majesty's Papua New Guinea Ship
- Hepatic Metastases from Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
- Her Majesty's Passport Office (UK)
- High-Mass Protostellar Object
- Herbal Medicinal Products Platform Austria
- Hank Muddley Power Quartet (Dutch band)
- Haunted Mississippi Paranormal Research
- Health and Medicine Policy Research Group
- Hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome
- Hexose Monophosphate Shunt
- His/Her Majesty's Pakistan Ship
- Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive (adhesive)
- Hydrographic Multibeam Processing System
- Hot Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive
- Hazard Mitigation Planning Team (various locations)
- Hazardous Materials Packaging and Transportation
- Hexamethylphosphoric Triamide
- Human-Factors, Manpower, Personnel, & Training
Samples in periodicals archive:
Incidence of adverse events and negligence in hospitalized patients: Results of the Harvard Medical Practice Study I.
In the 1990 Harvard Medical Practice Study in New York state, it was found that compensating all patients with disabling injuries for their out-of-pocket expenses would cost less than liability insurance premiums paid by doctors and hospitals.
Leape, a principal investigator in the Harvard Medical Practice Study (N.
Marshall (1992a) pointed out the similarity between the events that Rochester physicians said they were able to avoid with the assistance of information from the hospital library and the adverse events identified by the Harvard medical practice study (Leape et al.
According to a recent Harvard Medical Practice study, just one out of seven victims of malpractice actually files a lawsuit.
2) The Harvard Medical Practice study implies there are too few lawsuits, with "over 80,000 patients killed each year by America's doctors.