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Malpractice Attorney Says Nightly Prayer for More Medical Errors, Deaths

MEMPHIS, TN –  Mark Edmunds JD, a local medical malpractice attorney, is proud to be a caring father, a caring and giving person, and a devout Christian.  40 more words

Malpractice Attorney Says Nightly Prayer for More Medical Errors, Deaths

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Malpractice Attorney Says Nightly Prayer for More Medical Errors, Deaths

MEMPHIS, TN –  Mark Edmunds JD, a local medical malpractice attorney, is proud to be a caring father, a caring and giving person, and a devout Christian.  52 more words

U.S. Malpractice System is a Failure

The U.S. tort system as a solution to compensation for medical errors is an abysmal failure.   It’s unfair to doctors and  it’s unfair to patients. 385 more words

Malpractice

Your friends body parts!

I wanted to share a funny story before I sign off for tonight. I have talked with my students about this and my friends and coworkers have always told stories of similar things occurring to them. 454 more words

CMS non-disclosure of medical errors indicates need for change in how healthcare performance is measured, reported in U.S.

If the federal government decided that the nation’s automakers were no longer required to publicly announce recalls of cars equipped with life-threatening defects, the protest from the masses would be deafening. 1,028 more words

Patient Safety

More Insight Into Diagnostic Mistakes On The Internal Medicine Service

   Diagnostic mistakes in internal medicine are common, and this study probably underestimates them.  Researchers, many of them residents, in Toronto tracked diagnoses made on medicine inpatients by the ER physician, the admitting resident, and the admitting attending.  131 more words

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