Nigeria: Increase in Medical Malpractice Claims Amid Covid-19
[Daily Trust] Whenever an accident occurs due to human error, you can usually easily notice it depending on the situation. For instance, take a case of a road accident due to a mistake on the driver's part. Anyone can quickly pinpoint the cause. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pennsylvania court ruling will have a 'devastating effect' on state's health care system, industry leaders warn
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday reversed an almost two-decade-old rule designed to reduce so-called venue shopping in medical malpractice cases. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 26, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Jeff Blumenthal Source Type: news

Is the alleged chicanery of prescribing Dolo-650 just another example of doctors trapping you in hunger for freebies?
Dolo-650 being unethically prescribed to patients during the pandemic is just the latest example of drug companies ’ malpractices, senior advocate Sanjay Parikh told publication Down To Earth. Different strategies are used to promote drugs to categories of doctors — core doctors and secondary doctors in which core doctors are those who give business to the company. An additional category includes specialists , doctors with a good reputation, opinion leaders. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - August 23, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Patients who Purchased Theranos Testing Services Seeks Damages from Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani, and Walgreens
Damages sought include reimbursement of costs for voided clinical laboratory tests as well as an injunction ‘to prevent Theranos and Walgreens from engaging in further misrepresentations and unfair conduct’ Theranos founder and ex-CEO Elizabeth Holmes and ex-COO/President Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani have been found guilty on multiple counts of fraud and now await sentencing in federal […] The post Class-Action Lawsuit Filed on Behalf of Patients who Purchased Theranos Testing Services Seeks Damages from Elizabeth Holmes, Ramesh Balwani, and Walgreens appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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South Africa: Legal Claims for Medical Mistakes Are On the Rise in South Africa - What's Behind the Trend
[The Conversation Africa] Medico-legal claims - claims based on medical negligence or malpractice - have skyrocketed in South Africa. Recent figures indicate a growth rate of 23% for medico-legal claims in the public sector since 2014. In the past financial year, more than R6.5 billion (over US$390 million) was awarded in medico-legal claims. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

CMS Pauses Plans to Limit Public Knowledge of Medical and Surgical Harm at Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic
Healthcare industry watchdog Group Leapfrog says that if CMS suppresses the data “all of us will be in the dark on which hospitals put us most at risk” For some time, hospitals and clinical laboratories have struggled with transparency regulation when it comes to patient outcomes, test prices, and costs. So, it is perplexing that […] The post CMS Pauses Plans to Limit Public Knowledge of Medical and Surgical Harm at Hospitals During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Texas Spine Surgeon Defends Himself Against 'Dr. Death' Comparisons
(MedPage Today) -- Anil Kesani, MD, a spine surgeon in Fort Worth, Texas, publicly pushed back against a malpractice claim that led to him being branded as "Dr. Death 2.0," by the media, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Kesani is embroiled... (Source: MedPage Today Surgery)
Source: MedPage Today Surgery - August 9, 2022 Category: Surgery Source Type: news

Theranos Whistleblower Tyler Shultz Publicly Denounces LDT ‘Loophole’ that the Disgraced Blood-testing Company Exploited
Shultz and fellow whistleblower Erika Cheung spoke to clinical laboratory scientists and attendees at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago Two whistleblowers who raised concerns about the accuracy of Theranos’ blood test results offered thought-provoking comments on how the maligned company operated within current requirements for clinical laboratory-developed tests (LDTs) during last week’s American […] The post Theranos Whistleblower Tyler Shultz Publicly Denounces LDT ‘Loophole’ that the Disgraced Blood-testing Company Exploited appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
Source: Dark Daily - July 31, 2022 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: swallask Tags: Compliance, Legal, and Malpractice Laboratory News Laboratory Pathology Laboratory Testing Pathology and Clinical Laboratory Conferences Source Type: news

How to Spot ‘Medical Gaslighting’ and What to Do About It.
Experts share tips on advocating for yourself in a health care setting. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - July 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Christina Caron Tags: Doctors Malpractice Women and Girls Medicine and Health Discrimination Source Type: news

Malpractice Lawyer Gloats at Win, Then Puts Foot in Mouth Malpractice Lawyer Gloats at Win, Then Puts Foot in Mouth
An attorney is receiving backlash for a celebration video about his malpractice case victory. Did he go too far?Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 29, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Business of Medicine News Source Type: news

Judge dismisses NKY businessman ’s malpractice suit against UC Health
A ruling has been made in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by Columbia Sussex founder Bill Yung III against UC Health. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 26, 2022 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Two Georgia Hospitals First to Be Fined by CMS for Failure to Comply with Hospital Price Transparency Law
Nearly two years after passage of price transparency law, only a small number of the nation’s hospitals are fully compliant, according to two separate reports Price transparency is a major trend in the US healthcare system. Yet, hospitals, physicians, clinical laboratories, and other providers have been reticent to design their websites so it is easy […] The post Two Georgia Hospitals First to Be Fined by CMS for Failure to Comply with Hospital Price Transparency Law appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Columbia Sussex founder Bill Yung's medical malpractice suit against UC Health headed to trial
A medical malpractice lawsuit filed against UC Health by the owner of one of Greater Cincinnati ’s largest private companies is set for a jury trial next week after two years of proceedings. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - July 20, 2022 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Tale of Two Trials: Unlike Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, COO/President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Found Guilty of All Charges
Balwani’s legal team opted not to have their client testify in his own defense and called only two witnesses, while Holmes’s defense team offered jurors the opportunity to hear her testimony Elizabeth Holmes and Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani dreamed of revolutionizing the clinical laboratory blood-testing industry with their now defunct Theranos Edison device, which they claimed […] The post Tale of Two Trials: Unlike Ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, COO/President Ramesh ‘Sunny’ Balwani Found Guilty of All Charges appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Convicted by a Jury on 12 Counts of Fraud in Theranos Trial
Theranos ex-COO and President Balwani will be sentenced on Nov. 15, while former CEO Elizabeth Holmes has her sentencing on Sept. 26 Observers within the clinical laboratory industry likely were not surprised to hear that Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani was convicted on Thursday of 12 counts of fraud related to his work at disgraced medical laboratory […] The post Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani Convicted by a Jury on 12 Counts of Fraud in Theranos Trial appeared first on Dark Daily. (Source: Dark Daily)
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