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Topic: Assessing and Publicizing Hospital Performance
Topic: Assessing and Publicizing Hospital Performance

Administrators of hospitals in Missouri and all other states across the country that receive public dollars are unquestionably focused on the federal “Hospital Compare” website and the list of medical facilities nationally that have been deemed comparatively problematic. ...

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Blog Posts in 2014

  • Is There a Link Between Shoulder Dystocia and Medical Negligence?

    Even a cursory look at representative literature concerning birth injuries reveals that many things can go wrong prior to, during and immediately ...

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  • Birth Injury: the Need for a Meaningful Legal Response, Recovery

    For obvious reasons, birth injuries that occur during or closely following upon a newborn’s entry into the world are highly distressing for a mother ...

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  • Dialysis Mistakes: Wide-Ranging Errors Do Occur

    Federal government scrutiny of dialysis administration some years back sadly revealed a high number of mistakes that routinely occur with this ...

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  • Do Residents in Skilled Nursing Facilities Have Written Rights?

    Given the huge and growing population of baby boomers and other aging persons across the United States, it seems only logical that nursing ...

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  • Close Nexus: Electronic Health Records and Malpractice Litigation

    A revolutionary change involving patients’ medical records has been taking place in Missouri and everywhere else across the country in recent years. ...

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  • What Are Medical "Never Events," and Why Are They of Dire Concern?

    If you’ve ever been to a hospital or surgical center in Missouri or elsewhere for an operation and been subjected to the same battery of questions ...

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  • Medical Industry Alarm: When Bad Doctors Continue to Practice

    Lay persons — that is, members of the general public — are not often intimately familiar with important details relating to the medical profession. ...

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  • Cerebral Palsy May be Due to Medical Negligence During Birth

    For many parents the day that they welcome a child into the world is one of the most exciting they will ever experience. That excitement can quickly ...

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  • Did Joan Rivers' Doctors Pose for 'Selfie' During Fatal Procedure?

    Many Kansas City residents who enjoyed Joan Rivers’ no-holds-barred attitude and sharp wit were deeply saddened to hear of the comedienne’s passing in ...

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