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2013-02-02 23:03:00

Joseph A. Ginarte, a lawyer who represents victims of medical negligence in New York and New Jersey, cites the findings of a recently released study by Johns Hopkins Medicine that estimates over 4,000 surgical ℠never events´ happen each year in U.S. operating rooms. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 Surgeons and other medical practitioners are making too many preventable errors in American hospitals that result in injuries and deaths, Joseph A. Ginarte, a medical malpractice...

2013-01-25 10:32:54

Physicians should incorporate decision aids with personal attention Health care practitioners now can access patients´ data using electronic medical records, which often include information systems that assess individuals´ medical histories and clinical research to facilitate doctors´ diagnoses. A University of Missouri researcher says the increased use of computerized clinical decision support systems (CDSSs) leads to greater patient dissatisfaction and could increase...

2013-01-22 23:01:32

California medical malpractice attorney Dr. Bruce Fagel recently discussed the problem with doctors and hospitals misdiagnosing patients and how this form of medical negligence poses a danger to patients. Dr. Fagel recently spoke at the American Heart Association National Meeting and will be appearing on PBS “Need to Know” January 25th. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 Dr. Bruce Fagel, who recently spoke at the American Heart Association National meeting and will be...

2013-01-13 17:04:38

Bruce A. Elmore, Jr., of the Elmore Law Firm, P.A., in Asheville, endorses the findings of a study at Johns Hopkins Medicine believed to be first national count of adverse medical events that should never happen during surgery. Asheville, NC (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 Western North Carolina medical malpractice lawyer Bruce A. Elmore, Jr., today endorsed a first-of-its-kind study that advocates public reporting of surgical “never events,” serious medical errors that are considered...

2012-12-27 05:04:22

Every patient hears the same old adage: there´s no such thing as a routine surgery. While any procedure carries its own inherent risks, researchers from Johns Hopkins University are finding an alarming number of medical ℠never ever´ events after a thorough analysis of medical malpractice claims across the country. Marlton, NJ (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Every patient hears the same old adage: there´s no such thing as a routine surgery. While any procedure carries its own...


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