Latest Medical error Stories
Too many people think that surgical complications are unavoidable, but the sad truth is that numerous medical mishaps occur due to avoidable error.
The personal injury attorneys at d’Oliveira & Associates have posted a new infographic providing information on who may be liable for medical malpractice and what procedures may give rise
LifeWings Partners LLC, a respected innovator in aviation-based healthcare performance improvement, today announced that its flagship medical safety program will be provided to trainers from Wake
Having noisy surgical equipment, background music or even chatty co-workers in the operating room could impair a surgical team’s ability to communicate.
Medical interns spend just 12 percent of their time examining and talking with patients, and more than 40 percent of their time behind a computer.
In reviewing 25 years of U.S. malpractice claim payouts, Johns Hopkins researchers found that diagnostic errors — not surgical mistakes or medication overdoses — accounted for the largest fraction of claims, the most severe patient harm, and the highest total of penalty payouts.
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