Medical Malpractice and Patient Safety: How Does Your Local Hospital Rate?

If you or a loved one is having a planned surgical procedure, there is no doubt you have or are doing your research on your surgeon as well as the hospital where the surgery is being performed. But it is important to know that not all hospitals perform equally. A tool, provided by the Connecticut … Keep reading…

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Medical Malpractice Statistics That May Surprise You

Any healthcare provider, including facilities like hospitals, are subject to medical malpractice lawsuits if a patient is injured due to negligent care. Below are some interesting statistics on medical malpractice compiled by Becker’s Hospital Review. Nature of Medical Malpractice Payouts 33% related to negligence in diagnosis 24% related to surgery complications 18% related to treatment … Keep reading…

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3 Ways Hospital Worker Fatigue Can Cause Medical Malpractice

Were you or your loved one injured after a stay in a hospital? It may be medical malpractice due to hospital worker fatigue. A recent article cites that worker fatigue can cause avoidable injuries and sometimes death. Examples of injuries that can be caused by worker fatigue are (but not limited to): Medication errors – dispensing … Keep reading…

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