Nurses Get The Short End Of The Stick.
It is never easy to be a nurse serving on the front lines of health care delivery. Nurses know this. Perhaps you have seen the stories about the number of nurses leaving the profession. The reasons for their leaving are … Read More
The Greedy Doctor
Over and over again, I have recommended that people considering surgery take a close look at the credentials of the surgeon, who is being considered for the operation. This is especially true in the case of plastic surgery. Any licensed … Read More
Why Won’t Doctors Tell The Truth?
Medicine is an honorable profession. Most of the people who are doctors are good people, who do good work, and who are honest and have high moral standards. That is why it is so disappointing that, when medical malpractice happens, … Read More
Posted in Arizona Medical Board, Defensive Medicine, disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, Hospitals, Lawsuits, medical errors, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice cases, medical malpractice claims, medical mistakes, plaintiff, Secrecy
Doctors Need Help, Cue the Robots
One of the most fertile fields for malpractice is the humble diagnosis. Errors in diagnosis lead doctors down the wrong path and result in either no treatment for a serious condition or a delay in treatment. The best available evidence … Read More
Posted in Doctors, electronic medical records, General Health, health, medical charts, medical errors, Medical Malpractice, medical mistakes, Medication Errors, Misdiagnosis, science news
A Large Verdict Following a Disastrous Birth
An Iowa jury awarded nearly $100 million in damages to the parents of a child catastrophically injured during childbirth and to the child himself. As is often the case in these verdicts, almost half of the money was to pay … Read More
Posted in Birth Injuries, Cesarean Section, Doctors, Health Care Costs, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, Lawsuits, medical errors, Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice Case Value, medical malpractice lawsuits, Nurses, trial, Verdicts