Medical Malpractice Secrecy.
Doctors and hospitals win 85% to 90% of the medical malpractice cases tried across this country. This percentage holds true even when the facts strongly favor the patient. Why can’t patients get a favorable verdict from their fellow citizens? There … Read More
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Malpractice Secrets in Florida.
Florida is one of the states in which the state legislature fell for the argument that there was a medical malpractice crisis that required taking away the rights of patients in order to protect doctors, hospitals and their insurance companies. … Read More
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Patients Aren’t The Only Ones Being Injured By Our Health Care System
I have written from time to time about the priority our health care system gives to making money. The most important goal for our health care system should be addressing the health issues of the patient. Instead, making money is … Read More
Thank You, Doctors, Nurses and Other Health Care Providers
In this blog, I often point out deficiencies in the health care system. Only by recognizing these deficiencies can we hope to improve the system. It is important, however, to recognize that most doctors, nurses and associated providers are good … Read More
Not All Doctors Are Created Equal.
I was going to give this post a title about getting what you pay for in medicine as in many other walks of life. Then I thought better of it. The pricing of medical care is so crazy and opaque, … Read More
Lots of Malpractice Out There
There is often a debate about just how much medical malpractice there is. Advocates for the medical industry and their insurance companies would have you believe that there is very little malpractice and that lawsuits claiming malpractice are almost always … Read More
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