Exploring safeguards against medical malpractice for Mass. patients after Globe's exposé on N.H. surgeon

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A Boston Globe investigation found New Hampshire surgeon Yvon Baribeau settled 21 medical malpractice claims, 14 of which included accusations of contributing to the death of a patient. Baribeau's settlements are a record high among U.S. surgeons over the last two decades, the Globe found.

Following the investigation, we dig into medical ethics and malpractice in Massachusetts, and learn more about what safeguards are in place to protect patients in the commonwealth.

This segment aired on September 12, 2022.

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