Medical mistakes are reportedly the third leading cause of death.
He's charged with sexually abusing four women in ER.
"He took advantage of me. ... It wasn't right."
As the reputed Republican Hopeless for the 2016 presidential election, Carson takes every opportunity to congratulate himself on his ability to speak his mind at any cost -- the cost in this case being the reinforcement of an utterly nonsensical and dangerous notion, but the cost in all cases being rationality and someone else's well-being.
When a state 'caps' non-economic damages, politicians have essentially decided to value the destruction of someone's life by what that person would have earned in the marketplace, since lost earning are never 'capped.' This promotes a kind of caste system.
Medical error prevention is a work in progress. We should be impatient with the pace of progress, as Doroshaw is, because it means that patients are daily suffering avoidable harm. But we should also seek to understand the reasons why the pace isn't faster.
Health and Fitness
Failures of the medical field are incredibly complex, but like so many other things, fixing them is started with lessons learned in kindergarten. Stay safe. Wash your hands. Tell the truth. Say you're sorry. Use your words
If the insurance industry had blown the Obamacare rollout, there likely would have been little forgiveness, compassion or understanding coming their way from Washington or the states. Yet, forgiveness is exactly what the Obama administration wants from all of us.
And for those whose stories will still never be heard, hopefully voices like Temple's rising to the top will help alleviate some of their suffering too.
Throughout the conference, the panelists kept reiterating that what occurs in court is state specific, "locale specific," and jurist specific. In other words, results vary from judge to judge based upon the judge's biases, beliefs, assumptions and values. I think this should really scare anyone and everyone.
When Pamela Johnson's 64-year-old mother, Melinda Shaw, unexpectedly passed away of a heart attack, Johnson put her beloved
"So we can make all the laws we want and change the color of syringes, but until we address the shame, we'll never get past this problem. We won't know about the enormous number of hidden medical errors until someone dies from them."
When triggered by the desire to reduce unwarranted variation in practice and provide patients with benchmark quality care, adherence to clinical guidelines can often improve patient safety. But turning guidelines into legal standards would be bad for both patients and doctors.
If you think the legendary "thin blue line" is stressful, you should try walking the "thin gray line" of the Whistleblower, who protect us from the insidious and frightening dangers of corporate and government miscreants.
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The woman, whom the Local says is in her 60s, had previously survived breast cancer. The incident was filed with the National
Because uninsured doctors are undesirable defendants for most personal injury lawyers, when any Florida medical malpractice lawyer investigates a potential claim, one of the first questions asked is, "Does the doctor have malpractice insurance?"
What I didn't see coming, what I did not expect, was how ashamed everyone is about their lack of health coverage. I've been caught off guard, these last weeks, when friends and acquaintances have cornered me and whispered of their own non-insured situations.