Criminal Prosecution of Medical Errors, Vaught Case Fallout – Healthcare News Brief

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Medical Errors, The Vaught Case - Medical News Brief

Criminal Prosecution of Medical Errors, Vaught Case FalloutA Medical News Brief from Med-ChallengerThe RaDonda Vaught case isn’t the first or last case of medical errors rising to the level of criminal prosecution, but has stirred up a lot of fear, particularly in nursing environments. The recent Husel trial, raising issues of intent and action, likewise has dipped into the murky … Read More

Physician Malpractice Education, Better Sooner than Later – Medical Risk Management Horror Stories and How to Avoid Them

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physician malpractice lawsuits - horror stories, common physician mistakes, and what physicians need to know about the malpractice process

A Case for Physician Malpractice Education Sooner than Later – Medical Risk Management Horror Stories and How to Avoid ThemReflections from a 30-year practicing physician and attorney.You’ve heard of “better safe than sorry.”  You’ve heard of wearing PPE during a pandemic.  You’ve learned about avoiding medical errors.  And yet, most physicians (nurses and PA too) are taught little to nothing … Read More