patient safety


Medicare penalizes 50 Texas hospitals for quality of care concerns

For 2017-2018, Medicare will cut reimbursements to these hospitals by one percent, to create a financial incentive to improve care

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What to do when your doctor or surgeon does not discuss risks

Many patients believe that doctors talk over their head without explaining risks

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Four steps to improve your prescription medication/drug safety

Recent study shows some doctors and drug companies over-hype drug benefits

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Bladder cancer risks, treatment, and medical malpractice

Bladder cancer is highly treatable is it is correctly diagnosed and treated early

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Sport physical essentials and medical malpractice

A proper pre-participation screening helps identify heart, respiratory, and concussion risks

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Shoulder dystocia birth injury risks and medical malpractice

Shoulder dystocia is a medical emergency that can cause brain injury or death

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Bariatric weight-loss surgery benefits, risks, and medical malpractice

Medical research shows that bariatric surgery helps patients keep weight off long-term, but it is not a risk-free remedy

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Brain aneurysm symptoms, treatment, and medical malpractice

Having the worst headache of your life can be a sign of a brain dangerous aneurysm

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Three types of nursing malpractice

Texas hospitals are responsible for the negligence of their nurses (but almost never for their doctors)

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X-rays and CT scans: Radiation risk and malpractice

Unnecessary orders for costly radiology diagnostic imaging studies increases cancer risk

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