The Problem With Drug Prices.
There was a good story in the Washington Post earlier this week discussing some of the reasons for our high drug prices. So why are prices so high? Why doesn’t our vaunted free market system drive them lower through competition? While … Read More
Why Does Medical Malpractice Happen Over and Over?
I have been doing some reading into the issues surrounding attempts to reduce medical errors and thereby reduce the incidence of patients injured by them. Experts who study this problem agree that one of the biggest problems is that health … Read More
Hospital Consolidation Is Driving Up Health Care Costs.
Last week I wrote about hospitals not knowing exactly what their costs were for various procedures. Without that information, they cannot make informed decisions about pricing. Without informed decisions about pricing, there can be no price competition. There also can … Read More
Even Hospitals Don’t Know What Surgery Costs.
In August I wrote a post about why our health care costs keep going up and up and up. We don’t dictate pricing to hospitals, we rely on the market to set a fair price using supply and demand. Hospital consolidation, … Read More
What Makes a Good Medical Malpractice Lawyer?
Based on Arizona’s population and the number of deaths nationally due to medical error, almost 5,500 Arizonans die due to medical error each year. The number of Arizonans injured but not killed by medical malpractice is many multiples of the … Read More
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What To Do When You Have Been The Victim of Malpractice.
On your own. The first thing to know about being the victim of malpractice is that you are going to have to figure it out on your own. It is highly unlikely that anyone will tell you about the malpractice. … Read More
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