Weekly Articles

NEJM: For-Profit Medical Schools — Concerns about Quality and Oversight

The nonprofit-governance requirement for medical schools was a core component of U.S. medical care’s transformation. ...

Why Are Traffic Fatalities Going Up in The US and Nowhere Else?

That assessment has become increasingly true. The U.S. has diverged over the past decade from ...

Normally, I’d Say Don’t ask the Chamber of Commerce or Forbes About Your Consumer Rights

But based on the states I'm familiar with, these numbers appear okay. What's missing is ...

Transcendent Ramblin’

Work takes me all over. I've had the privilege to travel all around this great ...

Handoff Miscommunications Cause Serious Medical Malpractice Injury

Here's a link to the story on the Journal of Hospital Medicine Story: Study: I-PASS ...

Jury awards $28.6 million to man who lost legs when hit by Amtrak train

Many times, there are multiple causes and responsible parties to a terrible accident. Trial lawyers ...

Something In Our Bloodstream

Ten years ago, 12-year-old Rory Staunton dove for a ball in gym class and scraped ...

“I Swear, It Sounded Like A Train”

The clouds started forming five o'clock p.m. The funnel clouds touched down five miles north ...

I’m A Ram

Bart and I were sitting around an early morning campfire waiting for the day lineup ...

Heavy Horses

Watching the pomp and circumstance surrounding Queen Elizabeth II's funeral provoked conflicting emotions. On the ...

Daily Articles

Medical Record Keeping Error

Transparency and patient safety are a problem in health care around the globe - not ...

Man sues West Virginia hospital after they incorrectly told him they removed his appendix.

Here's the link. Man sues West Virginia hospital after they incorrectly told him they removed ...

I’ve written here about the pandemic delays in the court system that delay justice. Well, things are starting to change according to Kaiser.

I've written here about the pandemic delays caused in the court system that delay justice. ...

Today’s Quote

The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt. Sylvia Plath

Today’s Word

Prolepsis The anticipation and answering of possible objections in rhetorical speech.

How Hospice Became A Racket.

There are many ways modern society degrades our right to a dignified death. This is ...

When Public Clinics Make Medical Mistakes …

The challenge of litigating your claim against a Federally managed clinic is real. Immunities can ...

Today’s Word

Apposite Apt in the circumstances or in relation to something.

Word of the Day

Instauration The act of restoring or renewing something.

The Sun Sentinel Tries – and fails – To Capture The Challenges of a Medical Malpractice Claim

As usual, the story is more accurate than the headline. Did your doctor make a ...