Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Have Experienced a Medical Error, Survey Reveals

21% of Americans have experienced a medical error, according…

Medical Malpractice Attorney Finds Himself a Victim of Malpractice

In a tragic role reversal, Michael Mone, an esteemed plaintiff’s…

Lead Extractions in Catherization Labs May Result in Wrongful Death

Despite clear warnings in medical literature, electrophysiologists…

Delays in Discharge Summaries Associated with Higher Rate of Readmissions, Studies Show

Discharge summaries serve as the main form of communication between…

User and System Failures: The Problems with Electronic Health Records

Studies that have identified a connection between electronic…

Opioid-Related Lawsuits Lead the Way in Medication Error Malpractice, New Report Finds

Medication errors are the fourth most common reason for medical…

Errors in EHRs Playing Larger Role in Medical Practice Claims, Studies Indicate

While the use of health information technology (HIT) has the…

United States Maternal Mortality Rates Alarmingly High, Studies Show

Every year in the United States, between 700 and 900 women die…

Medication Errors in U.S. Children Occur Every 8 Minutes, Study Says

  Health care professionals who prescribe, dispense,…

Study Finds Telemedicine Providers Misdiagnosing Skin Conditions

Telemedicine allows patients to consult with physicians and other…