Latest Medical error Stories
While more patients in the U.S. are suffering from complications such as blood clots and infections after major cancer surgery, fewer are dying from their operations.
An attorney with The Cagle Law Firm cites a new report showing that the chaos and indifference caused by frequent alarms from monitors and other devices in hospitals often lead to medical errors
Around a quarter of all operating room errors are caused by technology/equipment problems, indicates an analysis of the available evidence.
Use of electronic health records can reduce the costs of outpatient care by roughly 3 percent, compared to relying on traditional paper records.
People who endure operations that were not needed might be entitled to compensation in a medical malpractice lawsuit, says the founder of Ginarte O’Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd, a