New studies yield data confirming black skepticism of healthcare services quality. Lack of trust is based upon experience. According to a new report, the majority of black adults have had at least one negative experience with a healthcare provider. But young black women are particularly likely to report a harmful interaction during routine health care. […]
Trial lawyers focus heavily, and rightly, on fetal mortality rates. Birth-related injuries, injuries inflicted prior to birth, perinatal injuries and deaths among infants (whether SIDS, crib or otherwise) should be intolerable. What we sometimes lose sight of is the other side of that blessed event – the Mother. And on that score, studies are confirming […]
The United States care system is often failing to meet the needs of individuals, families and communities affected by traumatic brain injury, according to a report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The authors make many recommendations for advancing progress in TBI care, including changes to classification methods, improving research funding and […]
We Know the Real Cause of the Crisis in Our Hospitals. It’s Greed.
Finally, we outline possible clinical disorders associated with vaping on pulmonary health and the recent escalation of acute lung injuries, which led to the declaration of the vaping product use-associated lung injury (EVALI) outbreak. It is clear there is much about vaping that is not understood. Consequently, until more is known about the health effects […]
Well, I guess eliminating elective procedures is one way to cut down on the malpractice.
MedScape Poll: Almost Half of Physicians Say EHRs (electronic health records) Have Hurt Quality of Care
Ultrasound provides precise, minimally invasive way to measure heart function in children
Milk or no milk? Study fills long-time knowledge gap on babies with genetic disorder
NEJM: Patient Safety Outcomes under Flexible and Standard Resident Duty-Hour Rules