Medical malpractice is commonly associated with missed diagnoses and improper surgical procedures. A reason for this may be because of the severity connected with both. Though that may be true, receiving the wrong medication can put you or a loved one at significant risk. Prescribing medicine can be an art as much as it is Continue Reading..
A study conducted in 2015 at Massachusetts General Hospital showed that medication errors occur in approximately half of all surgeries. Although the study is a few years old, the sad fact is that things are not that much different here in New York City today. Many people think medication errors during surgery are rare and Continue Reading..
If you or someone you love has been hurt by dangerous drugs, you understand the high medical bills and painful injuries that can come as a result of medication. You may be able to file a claim to recover compensation for these losses, but going up against the insurance companies that provide coverage to doctors Continue Reading..
Hey U.S. government, here’s some money-saving news to keep on your radar. Recently, researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center revealed a study that showed eye care providers prescribe more name-brand medications by volume than any other group. It’s a discovery that could have nationwide implications, considering eye care providers contribute around $2.4 Continue Reading..
If you diligently visit your doctor every year and have an annual physical done, you may not be all that concerned about the possibility of heart disease affecting you, provided your doctor hasn’t mentioned it in the past. After all, if you doctor hasn’t raised concerns about heart disease, then why worry? But according to Continue Reading..
Medication errors are some of the most common causes of medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors and healthcare providers. In some cases, a doctor might accidentally prescribe a dangerously-high dose to a patient. In others, they might prescribe the wrong medication altogether. But doctors are not the only ones who can make medication errors. Recently, a Continue Reading..