Construction at the new Nemours Children's Hospital, at the medical city at Lake Nona, Fla., in late 2010. Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel hide caption

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The Captain Morgan technique allows the doctor to remain standing on the floor — as opposed to straddling the patient on a gurney — while forcing the patient's hip back into place. AP/PR NEWSWIRE hide caption

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Doctors who talk to a patient before surgery are less likely to operate on the wrong limb than those who first see the patient when he or she arrives in the operating room. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Nearly $1.3 billion was paid in malpractice claims for outpatient events in 2009. Mark Winfrey (EyeMark)/iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Workers look out from shattered windows on an upper floor of the St. John's Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., in late May, after a tornado severely damaged the hospital. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Click on the map to explore geographic variations in Medicare payments per enrollee. Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Destroyed vehicles are piled up in the parking lot of the Joplin Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo., after a tornado moved through the city, damaging the hospital and hundreds of homes and businesses. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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