Guangdong successfully mediates 11094 medical disputes in 9 years
Xinhua News Agency, Guangzhou, November 16 (Reporter Xiao Si) the Guangdong harmonious people's Mediation Committee for Doctor-patient disputes released a message on the 16th that Guangdong, through the mechanism of "combination of adjustment and compensation," has accepted 13223 medical disputes and successfully mediated 11094 cases over the past nine years.
According to Wang Hui, director of the Guangdong harmonious Doctor-patient dispute people's Mediation Committee, after the Guangdong harmonious Medical Inspection Commission was established in 2010, it has established a "combination of adjustment and compensation" mechanism for the combination of people's mediation and medical liability insurance. This mechanism combines the implementation of medical liability insurance with the third-party settlement and compensation mechanism of people's mediation of medical disputes, and creatively puts forward a new mode of conforming to the modernization of social governance. At present, more than 1110 public hospitals are involved in the compensation mechanism.
Wang Hui said: as of October 30, 2019, the Guangdong harmonious Medical and Regulatory Commission had filed and accepted 13223 cases, 12678 cases had been completed and 11094 cases had been successfully mediated, and 1375 "medical troubles" had been handled on the spot, with a closure rate of 95.88% and a success rate of 87.51%. Over the past nine years, a total of 648 million yuan for the legitimate rights and interests of patients.
Wang Hui said: after years of efforts, the cause of doctor-patient dispute mediation has gradually taken root in the hearts of the people. Its outstanding performance is that the number of "medical trouble" cases in Guangdong Province has decreased significantly: from 2014 to 2018, the number of "medical trouble" cases in Guangdong Province was 263, 268, 146, 82 and 57 respectively.
Established in October 2010 with the approval of the Department of Justice of Guangdong Province, the Guangdong harmonious Medical Commission is a third-party people's mediation organization that is professional, professional and independent of the government and medical institutions. At present, 55 branches have been set up in Guangdong, forming a doctor-patient dispute mediation network covering most of the province, and has an enthusiastic doctor-patient dispute mediation cause of 216 people. A team of full-time people's mediators with legal, medical and other related professional knowledge, and a pool of experts consisting of more than 2500 experts, whose members are medical experts, law professors and senior lawyers with senior professional titles.