Medical Malpractice News

31May, 2016

Commemorating Memorial Day with the Healthcare Community

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Memorial Day is an annual holiday to honor all armed service personnel killed in wars in the defense of the United States of America. The third Monday of May is the official day when we all remember and recognize our fallen soldiers. We will never forget what these brave men and women have done for our country.  It is our responsibility to remember the dead and give great thanks for their willingness to give their lives for our nation. Without our soldiers and their service our country would not be what […]

4Dec, 2013

What the Growing Role of Nurses Means for Risk Management

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As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, one effect of the increasing number of patients in the health care system is a greater reliance on nurse practitioners.  With an aging population of baby-boomers and now the addition of millions to the ranks of the insured as a result of the ACA, combined with a static or declining (depending on specialty) number of new doctors entering the field, it’s a given that R.N.s will see an increased work load—likely in responsibilities, as well as time.  And this isn’t necessarily a bad thing.  […]