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Serious physician misdiagnosis results in woman’s foot amputation

04
April
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Most doctors are pretty thorough when it comes to examining and diagnosing their patients. These medical professionals know that anything short of a thorough examination could cause them to miss an important symptom and potentially put their patients at risk. Unfortunately, there are some doctors who have very little regard for patient safety, which causes […]

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New York woman awarded $1.25 million in medical malpractice suit

08
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

In our post last week, we wrote that failure to diagnose serious medical conditions is a widespread problem among primary care physicians. For patients in Albany and across the state, the primary care physician is often the first resource we seek when we have a medical issue. If any doctor fails to correctly diagnose a […]

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Study reveals high rates of misdiagnosis by primary care doctors

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

For decades, reputable medical journals have studied the rates and consequences of medical errors that occur in hospitals. But few major studies have been conducted focusing on medical errors made by primary care physicians, who are often a patient’s first (and sometimes only) source of medical advice. Recently, the Journal of the American Medical Association […]

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Doctor Shopping Study Shows Access to Doctors is Not Equal

08
September
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Access to doctors is usually thought to be an issue for Americans that live without health insurance. However, for the many Americans that receive public insurance, such as through Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), access to a physician is also a concern. Due to differences in how much doctors are paid by […]

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