New Study Highlights Dangers of Doctor’s Office Diagnostic Errors

According to the findings of a new study, the consequences of diagnostic errors during doctor’s office visits may be a more serious public health problem than previously believed. In a report published by JAMA Internal Medicine on February 25, researchers from the Houston Veteran Affairs Medical Center wrote that the majority of cases of misdiagnosis … Read moreNew Study Highlights Dangers of Doctor’s Office Diagnostic Errors

Medical Malpractice Study Suggests Post-Operative Medical Mistakes Are Common

According to a new study published in the Annals of Surgery, medical errors during post-operative care are common following major elective surgery, which could put recovering patients at risk for severe complications. In fact, researchers from the U.K. found that patients at teaching hospitals in particular suffered up to five procedural medical mistakes during post-operative … Read moreMedical Malpractice Study Suggests Post-Operative Medical Mistakes Are Common

Long-Term Effects of Medical Malpractice and Medical Errors in Oklahoma

Medical errors associated with medical malpractice are not uncommon in Oklahoma and across the U.S.; in fact they account for more deaths than car accidents, AIDS and breast cancer each year, making it the third leading cause of death in the United States. The most devastating thing about medical errors is that many of them … Read moreLong-Term Effects of Medical Malpractice and Medical Errors in Oklahoma