Clinical CareWomen and Minorities Bear the Brunt of Medical Misdiagnosis
Women and racial and ethnic minorities are 20% to 30% more likely than white men to experience a misdiagnosis.
MarketingPeople Who Used Recalled Philips Breathing Machines Face Painful Choices
The devices at their bedsides were lifelines, until they learned the foam inside could break down and make them sick....
Clinical CareDoubts Abound About a New Alzheimer's Blood Test
Alzheimer's researchers aren't convinced the Quest test is backed by sound scientific research.
Clinical CareUnstoppable: This Doctor Has Been Investigated at Every Level of Government. How Is He Still Practicing?
Medical boards, a health department and even federal investigators have scrutinized Dr. James McGuckin's vascular clinics. Today he still practices,...
Clinical CareMisdiagnosis Tied to Serious Harm of 795K Americans Annually, Study Finds
About 371,000 Americans die annually after a false negative diagnosis for a serious illness, according to researchers.
Clinical CareInside the Preventable Deaths That Happened Within a Prominent Transplant Center
James Eason, MD, who earned acclaim by operating on Steve Jobs, led the transplant center named in his honor at...
StrategyWill a 'National Patient Safety Board,' Modeled After the NTSB, Actually Fly?
Stakeholders warn that public reporting would compromise data integrity by leading hospitals to scrub records to hide bad events.
PayerIn the 'Wild West' of Outpatient Vascular Care, Doctors Can Reap Huge Payments as Patients Risk Life and Limb
CMS data suggests that from 2017 to 2021 90 physicians billed for more than a third of all procedures and...
Clinical CareThe Exec: 'It Is Important to Have a Just Culture'
At UW Health, the process to address medical errors is not punitive.
Clinical Care4 Hot Topics at HealthLeaders Chief Medical Officer Exchange
More than two dozen CMOs from across the country gathered in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, to discuss the top issues facing...
StrategyCA's Malpractice Cap Associated with 16% More Adverse Events
A study looked at spending by Medi-Cal associated with malpractice cases from "never events."
NursingProbation, Not Jail Time, for Former Nurse RaDonda Vaught
'It is my hope that changes in the practices and protocols in the medical setting that have arisen since this...