hospital negligence

October 4, 2012

Small reforms that can significantly improve patient safety in the hospital — part 1

The injuries and deaths that occur accidentally in hospitals seldom make headlines. Contrast that with the media coverage of an […]
February 4, 2011

Some New York hospitals ban recording child birth

Parents have been recording their children’s lives since the inception of technology. However, with the growing abilities of technology and […]
September 3, 2010

Medical Tube Errors Yet Another Example of Preventable Mix-ups

Say you go in to the hospital for treatment that requires you to use a feeding tube. However, the nurse […]
August 27, 2010

The Push for Accountability Regarding Hospital-Acquired Infections

Every year, 80,000 hospital patients develop catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs). Of those affected, nearly 40 percent – or 30,000 – […]
August 11, 2010

To Cut Healthcare Costs, Cut Hospital Negligence and Medical Error

In 2008, close to $80 billion was spent on medical injuries and costs related to them. Of this, $19.5 billion […]
July 28, 2010

40 Percent of Doctors Would Rather Not Report Negligence or Error

A mere 64 percent of U.S. physicians feel that it is completely necessary to report instances of negligence and ineptitude […]