2013 05 Archives

Feds contemplate patient-safety framework for EHR systems

31
May
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

The practice of medicine is becoming increasingly virtual. Robots help to perform a number of surgeries, doctors frequently consult portable electronic devices for information when creating treatment plans and an increasing amount of patient data is being housed electronically. Unfortunately, the use of many of these technologies accompany potential patient safety risks associated with software […]

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Examining operating room distractions leading to surgical errors

24
May
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Going in for surgery is quite different than going in for other medical procedures for a number of reasons. Perhaps the most notable difference is that during many surgeries, the patient is unconscious and cannot participate in or observe his own medical care. Most surgical teams continue to act professionally once the patient has gone […]

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Survey says expecting mothers don’t have enough say in childbirth

13
May
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Last week, we wrote about the importance of quality perinatal care. Even if expecting mothers do everything they can to ensure that the baby is born healthy, medical negligence during delivery can lead to debilitating birth injuries. Bad medical advice or unnecessary medical procedures can also increase the risk of birth injuries or pregnancy complications. The results […]

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New mother sues doctors over baby’s severe birth injuries

09
May
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Expectant mothers try to do everything they can to make sure that their baby is born healthy and happy. They take all the parenting classes, they eat the right foods, and they stay away from secondhand smoke and abstain from alcohol. Sadly, even if you do everything right, you can’t guarantee that a pregnancy and […]

Medical malpractice costs to the system are surprisingly low

06
May
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

The cost of healthcare in America has been a focal point for general discussion, media coverage and political action for many years. As medical costs skyrocket and the safety of patients remains frequently in peril, Americans are struggling with how to decrease costs while increasing the quality of patient care. Unfortunately, the subject of medical […]

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