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CT vet wins nearly $1M for botched eye surgery
A 60-year-old Army veteran won a $925,000 settlement with the Department of Veterans Affairs after he was blinded in...
Web Exclusive: Fear of Malpractice Litigation
Lots of people fear visiting the doctor's office for a variety of reasons, among them not wanting to deal with...
IL doctor records taken offline
Illinois once provided the public with detailed histories of the state's doctors — including whether the...
Study: Medical errors cost nation almost $20B each year
Preventable medical errors cost the country $19.5 billion in 2008 — or roughly $13,000 for each avoidable case...
Limited training among some cosmetic surgery doctors worries FL officials
A Tampa doctor accused of allowing unlicensed assistants to perform liposuction should have his license suspended for a...
Why physicians hate to admit their errors, even to themselves
It seems entirely obvious: Doctors need to apologize for their errors, even if the patient didn't suffer irreparable...
Bill that would offer free malpractice coverage faces hurdles
  House lawmakers moving legislation to lure physicians to medically underserved areas are hoping the politics...
States fail to report disciplined caregivers to federal database
Hundreds of state agencies nationwide have never told the federal government about health professionals they...
Rhode Island medical groups sued over unapproved IUDs
  A class-action suit has been filed against three Rhode Island medical groups that implanted unapproved...
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles wins suit over surgery for disabled boy
A Los Angeles jury Tuesday found in favor of Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles and two doctors in a $19-million civil...

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Book: Medical Staff Leadership Fundamentals Package
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Book: The Guide to Medical Staff Bylaws
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