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, and administer…

Study Finds Telemedicine Providers Misdiagnosing Skin Conditions

Telemedicine allows patients to consult with physicians and other…

Hospital Performs Surgery on the Wrong Baby

A woman in Tennessee recently experienced a new mother’s worst…

The Seven Emergency General Surgeries Most Likely to Cause Death

Do you know someone who was injured or died after undergoing…

Medical Errors Are the Third Leading Cause of Death in the United States, Researchers Say

Medical errors kill more Americans annually than motor vehicle…

VA Nurse Convicted of Computer Fraud and Falsifying Medical Records

A former nurse with the Department of Veterans Affairs pleaded…

Couple Files Wrongful Birth Lawsuit for Child Born with Cystic Fibrosis

A couple recently filed a wrongful birth lawsuit against a New…

Medical Errors Third Leading Cause of Death in United States

According to a 2013 study in the Journal of Patient Safety, medical…