2013 08 Archives

Review system allows dangerous doctors to practice medicine

28
August
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

For years, consumer groups and politicians have voiced concerns over the operation of state medical boards, which are supposed to hold physicians accountable for their patients’ health and safety. However, there are physicians around the country, including in New York state, who continue to practice medicine despite being accused of grave medical errors and mistakes. In some […]

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Woman needs more surgery after surgery on wrong leg

20
August
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

A patient recently woke from surgery only to discover her surgeon had operated on the wrong leg. He also operated on the correct leg. However, he didn’t explain he only did so after a nurse anesthesiologist caught the error when the wrong-site surgery was underway. Most hospitals across the country, including those in New York, […]

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Autism linked to medically induced labor, according to research

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

New York residents may be interested in a recent study that links induced labor to an increase in autism spectrum disorder. The study found that babies that underwent an induced labor have about a 13 percent potential increase in their chances of autism. Induction is the process in which a doctor intervenes in order to […]

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Hospital initiates reforms after woman’s death

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

One New York hospital has reformed their practices after a woman died due to medical negligence. According to the report, it was discovered in 2010 by doctors that the woman had an abnormal lung nodule. She was not informed of the discovery. Within two years, she had lung cancer that spread to other internal organs. She […]

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Top hospitals perform poorly in surgical error ratings

01
August
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Several leading New York hospitals have not fared well in ratings released by Consumers Union in July. The nonprofit organization, best known as the publisher of Consumer Reports, ranked 2,463 hospitals in all 50 states based on the quality of the surgical care they provide. They looked at the number of deaths among Medicare patients […]

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