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February 2015 Archives

Is the corporate veil a defense against medical negligence?

Many challenges face the medical profession. From changes in health coverage laws to overburdened schedules, a doctor has many responsibilities and pressures. Yet those demands can never be an excuse for negligence or medical errors.

What is being done to reduce preventable medical errors?

In a recent post, we discussed preventable medical errors. Such injuries usually arise from negligence or oversight, such as adverse drug reactions or preventable infections, which might have been avoided with better communication or more thorough patient intake and recordkeeping. Today’s post focuses on what various leaders are doing to fight the problem.