Tag: "Medical Malpractice"

Medical Malpractice the 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Medical Malpractice is Now the 3rd Leading Cause of Death in America

| May 18, 2016 | Comments (0)

A new study shows that medical errors are more common than we once thought, and are now the third-leading cause of death in the United States. Over 251,000 lives are estimated to have been lost every year due to medical mistakes–more than respiratory disease, auto accidents, stroke and Alzheimer’s disease. Johns Hopkins Medicine conducted a study which […]

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Hospitals and Medical Malpractice

Safety Checklist Reduces Malpractice Cases for DFW Hospital

| July 9, 2014 | Comments (0)

Medical malpractice is a problem that continues to grow and has a serious financial impact on the cost of health insurance as well as medical services in general. While there are certainly lawsuits filed without merit, the numbers of valid cases continue to escalate. Fortunately, some medical facilities are taking an active role in helping […]

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