News Category: Hospital

Hospital Safety Score Developed by Leapfrog Group with Grades A Through F
01 oct
Hospital Safety Score Developed by Leapfrog Group with Grades A Through F

Each year, more than 265,000 people die in the United States from medical accidents. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), this is a higher annual death rate than the combined total of stroke and Alzheimer’s deaths. The Leapfrog Group has shown concern for this trend by evaluating the safety of 2,652 hospitals across

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New York City Hospitals Taking Huge Risk Without Medical Malpractice Insurance
01 oct
New York City Hospitals Taking Huge Risk Without Medical Malpractice Insurance

According to a recent article in the New York Times, some of the city’s busiest hospitals are practicing a disturbing new trend when it comes to protecting themselves from mistakes. Many hospitals have reduced the amount of medical malpractice insurance coverage that they pay for, and some facilities are even completely forgoing malpractice insurance. Because

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Michigan Nursing Home Death Raises Questions About Gross Negligence
01 oct
Michigan Nursing Home Death Raises Questions About Gross Negligence

The Special Focus Facilities List is a national registry of nursing homes that are considered to be problem facilities that require monitoring for poor and negligent treatment. The list was created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, and as of 2010, there were at least 126 nursing homes nationwide that qualified for this negative

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