Medical Malpractice Roundup
- Kennerly argues that most med mal suits stem not from a mistake in judgment but from a lack of diligence.
- Kaiser Health is suing a hospital chain for allegedly intentionally driving up patient care prices by keeping patients longer than needed.
- A woman is suing a hospital and doctor for allegedly faxing her private medical documents to a machine shared by several of her coworkers.
- “As hospitals across the country are under growing pressure to reduce medical mistakes, the Hazard Alerting Loop system is designed to catch “near misses” before they turn into serious hazards.”
- A radiology practice successfully sued for malpractice will have to pay interest on the judgment.
- Ew. And yikes.
- Here’s a funny take on the federal medical malpractice “reform” bill.