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How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Missouri
How to Report Nursing Home Abuse in Missouri

The Department of Health and Human Services' Office reported that nursing home abuse frequently goes unreported in the United States. Individuals 60 years or older are more vulnerable to being abused, neglected, or exploited. Commonly, this occurs in long-term nursing home ...

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Blog posts in Hospital Negligence

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    In late February, the New York Times revealed startling patterns of patient neglect at many of the nation’s long-term care facilities. Since that ...

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  • Examples of Nursing Home Negligence

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  • Study: Stressed Nurses Cite Link Between Medical Devices, Errors

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  • Study Finds Medical Errors Common in Hospitals

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    The adage “too much is not a good thing” routinely plays out in many areas of life. The medical industry is certainly no exception. Take diagnostic ...

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  • Some Sobering Concerns for DOD's Electronic Patient Records Plan

    As a recent commentary from a national news outlet notes, it shouldn’t be remotely surprising that, when it comes to the implementation of electronic ...

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  • First U.S.-Based Ebola Victim, a Nurse, Files Negligence Lawsuit

    Nina Pham says that she didn’t want to commence litigation against the parent company of the hospital that still employs her; rather, she says that ...

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  • Topical Concern: Tardy FDA Response to Deadly Bacteria?

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