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Healthcare Shortcomings in the USA

July 2, 2013

It is a common belief that because the United States spends by far the most per capita on health services that it must also be providing the highest quality of care. However, in looking at comparative health data this appears to only be sporadically true. The United States has an infant mortality rate of 6.7 […]

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Medical Malpractice Meets Fraud

June 25, 2013

Medical malpractice has reached another level this week with reports coming from a Chicago hospital regarding a pulmonologist who allegedly performed unnecessary tracheotomies—procedures to open air passages in the windpipe—according to the Chicago Tribune. The owner, chief financial officer and five physicians of Chicago’s Sacred Heart Hospital are charged with Medicare fraud. The issues is […]

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What You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice

February 14, 2013

(US law) Considering that 195,000 people are killed on average every year in the U.S. because of medical malpractice means that it’s not as uncommon as people think. You hope doctors, nurses and other medical professionals know what they are doing in the moment, but they have lapses in thought and knowledge at times and […]

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