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What Should You Know About Anesthesia Errors?

While anesthesia errors today are much rarer than they were several decades ago, they still occur. Anesthesiologists have standard practices in place today geared toward preventing patient harm. According to Medscape, the American Society of Anesthesiologists created a program to standardize patient anesthesia care in 1985, called the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation. This program was… Read More »

Are Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Driving Insurance Companies And Doctors Out Of Business?

Health care reform proponents argue that medical malpractice lawsuits drive healthcare professionals out of business through unwarranted medical malpractice lawsuits that overload court dockets. However, according to the Court Statistics Project, medical malpractice lawsuits are rare when compared to other types of tort actions. A tort action is a lawsuit that seeks compensation for damages… Read More »