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Military Medical Malpractice

When doctors get it wrong, there are clues

February 16, 2018

Here is a shocking statistic reported in a recent study:  most people will encounter some kind of diagnostic error in their care at some point in their lifetime.  If you are one of the lucky ones, the misdiagnosis will not cause you any lasting harm.  For many others, however,  misdiagnosis Read More

American women dying in childbirth: it’s usually preventable

December 29, 2017

NPR and ProPublica teamed up for a six-month long investigation on maternal mortality in the U.S.. The resulting series of articles titled “Lost Mothers: maternal mortality in the U.S.” revealed shocking results including the fact that more American women are dying of pregnancy-related complications than in any other developed country. Read More

Illegal VA policy allowed hiring doctors with revoked licenses

December 22, 2017

In 2002, the VA issued national guidelines allowing VA hospitals to hire doctors who had revoked medical licenses as long as the individual still had a valid license in at least once state. This policy was in direct conflict with a federal law prohibiting the VA from employing any doctor Read More

Heart surgery is safer in the afternoon

November 12, 2017

Want to lower your risk of complications after heart surgery? It may be a simple as asking your surgeon to schedule the procedure for the afternoon rather than the morning.  A new study reported in the New York Times this month, showed that on almost every measure- heart attack during Read More

High-risk pregnancies and heart problems linked

October 24, 2017

Pre-eclampsia can have effects long after pregnancy making affected women up to eight times more likely to suffer heart disease. The American Heart Association now recommends women who have had pre-eclampsia be evaluated for heart disease within a year of giving birth. According to one expert, doctors can see heart Read More

Changing discharge rules for pregnant soldiers

October 17, 2017

Pregnant service members used to be able to request discharges from the military and automatically get it but pregnancy discharge rules have changed. To read more: https://www.thebalance.com/military-pregnancy-discharge-3356965   If you are an active duty soldier whose baby was injured due to medical malpractice at any military hospital during pregnancy or childbirth, you Read More

Military Wives at Risk of Pregnancy Problems

July 11, 2017

If you are pregnant and your baby’s father is deployed, be careful: a study, published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, found that expectant military wives left behind when their husbands are fighting overseas are three times more likely to experience premature birth or postpartum depression.  Make sure your doctor or mid-wife knows your husband is Read More

Asking questions before and after surgery can help prevent medical malpractice

June 11, 2017

ASK YOUR DOCTOR QUESTIONS TO HELP PREVENT MEDICAL MISTAKES Too often patients blindly follow their doctor’s orders and recommendations even when they have concerns about the proposed surgery or treatment plan.  Too often patients feel too scared or intimidated to ask questions of their doctors, even when facing high-stakes, life-altering Read More

Five Myths of Medical Malpractice – Part 4

May 14, 2017

Myth 4: Physicians Move in Large Numbers to States That Adopt Damages Caps If physicians relocate because of liability risk, damages caps are an obvious strategy for attracting more physicians, particularly in lawsuit-prone specialties. Reform advocates have argued that damages caps have exactly this effect. Various researchers have studied the Read More

Five Myths of Medical Malpractice – Part 3

May 12, 2017

Myth 3: Physicians Are One Malpractice Verdict Away From Bankruptcy Many physicians seem to believe that malpractice verdicts threaten to wipe out their savings. When assessing this fear, it is appropriate to start by observing that most malpractice cases are settled or dismissed; only about 2% of claims are tried, Read More

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