Your doctor may be licensed and board-certified, but that doesn’t always tell the whole story. A spotless record may look nice, but scratching the surface could reveal all kinds of dirt.
Medical malpractice cases are often difficult to take to court. It can be tricky to complete discovery and gather enough information to form a case against a medical professional.
Nursing homes and other long-term care facilities across Michigan have become a hotbed for the coronavirus as the state attempts to put safeguards in place for vulnerable and elderly residents.
The Institute of Medicine recently reported on the problem of overcrowding in emergency rooms across the U.S. Overcrowding, the report said, is lowering the quality of care for emergency room (ER) patients and even increasing mortality rates.
A Green Beret who survived being shot by an Iraqi sniper in 2004 was the inspiration behind a provision that allows military members, for the first time ever, to file claims against the U.S. military over medical malpractice in military clinics and hospitals.
Seven of the nation’s top-rated hospitals will be punished this year after the government said that they are among hundreds of health care systems with higher infection and patient injury rates.
When we do not feel like we should, we turn to doctors to tell us what is wrong and how to fix it. After all, medical professionals have a duty to provide the best possible care to each and every patient. That means they should do their best to determine what an individual’s health problem is and treat it effectively.
Converting to digital medical records was supposed to make your care safer and more efficient. But according to a new study, it may be sending things in the opposite direction.
Medical professionals dedicate their entire lives to helping others live long and stay healthy. Unfortunately, being directly responsible for the health of community members sometimes means having to make incredibly difficult decisions.
The hospital where you receive treatment matters. If you’re facing a life-threatening emergency, you may think you lose the right to choose which hospital you go to. You may assume the paramedics are required to take you to whichever hospital is nearest.