A Comparative Study of the Social and Law Systems of Medical Doctor Profession between Indonesia and Malaysia

Roswita Sitompul


This Article Analyzes And Compares The Social And Law Systems Of Control, And Contention: Challenges For The Future Of Healthcare Between Indonesia And Malaysia Between Indonesia And Malaysia Due To The Challenges Of Development Of Science And Technology. The Patient Is A No Longer Complaint To Any Medical Practitioner’s Treatment Especially If The Operation It Would Cause The Physical Damage Or Death, But The Relatives Of Patients Sue The Medical Doctors In The Courts. The Aim Problems Of The Research As: (1) How The Medical Practices Are Carried Out As The Profession By The Doctors In Indonesia And Malaysia? (2) Why The Systems Of Law Have Not Dully Reduced The Malpractices Of Doctors In Indonesia And Malaysia, To Compare The Law Systems Which Regulate The Physician Profession, This Research Was Carried Out In Fatmawati Street Jakarta Indonesia, While In Malaysia Was In Kuala Lumpur.  A Juridical-Empirical Approach Applied In The Field And Document Analysis. The Items Analysis Of Laws Which Regulate The Practices Of Medical Doctors Ranged From Qualification, Standard Of The Profession, Legality, Medical Record Of Patients, Quality And Cost, Responsibilities For Regulations And Ethic. The Techniques Of Collecting Data Included Interview, Questionnaire, Observation, And The Analysis Of Documents. After The Levene's Test For Equality Of Variances And T –Test Of Variable Differences Applied For The Scrutinized And Tested Data. It Found That Obtained Value Of Sig. < 0.05, Which Showing The Six Significant Different Aspects Of The Seven Indicators Of The Legal Systems In Indonesia And Malaysia.

Keywords: social and law systems, medical doctor, malpractice, profession

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