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Going to the Hospital? Don’t Forget Your Checklist

10
February
2012
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

If you are planning to have surgery soon, or otherwise find yourself in the hospital, you should make a point to be actively involved in your care. Medical errors continue to be a major problem in U.S. hospitals. These include medication errors, wrong-site surgeries and hospital negligence leading to¬†infections¬†and delayed diagnosis. One way to help […]

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Communication Breakdowns Causing Medical Errors

17
May
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Patients should be able to receive appropriate medical treatment without concerning themselves with anything other than their recovery. According to a recent survey, however, hospital patients could have more to worry about than they realize. The survey, conducted by medical professional associations and a global training and consulting firm, focused on operating-room and critical-care nurses. […]

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Surgical Checklists Likely Reduce Medical Errors and Hospital Deaths

09
February
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Every day people use checklists to keep track of things and make sure steps are not missed. It may come as a surprise to many that when doctors use such a simple tool they not only significantly decrease medical errors, but likely save lives. Medical errors continue to be a major problem in hospitals nationwide. […]

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