Medical Malpractice


Houston's St. Joseph Medical Center: Will capital investment improve quality of care and patient safety?

Hospital received 48 Medicare quality of care violations in six-year period

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Dallas area trauma center hospital skips cervical spine CT scan, car wreck patient is rendered quadriplegic

Physician assistant erroneously cleared patient's c-spine two minutes after arrival in hospital

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Physicians, nurses, and other providers cause health care errors when they don't listen to patients

Patient information has an important role in the diagnostic and treatment process

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Dallas court of appeals finds that claim against facility isn't limited by tort reform measures

The key is whether the claim touches on health care

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How to pursue a Texas medical malpractice case when medical records are silent or missing

Getting past the initial expert stage opens up discovery tools necessary to prove the case

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Newborn brain/interventricular hemorrhage signs, symptoms, and medical malpractice

This condition can be caused by a hypoxic-ischemic brain injury during labor and delivery

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Medicare announces 1-star rating for HCA Houston Healthcare Conroe

Formerly known as Conroe Regional Hospital, this hospital got the worst possible star ranking by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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Operating room fires make the top 10 list of 2020 hospital sentinel/never events

Most OR fires include oxygen and either electrocautery or lasers

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Errors in medication management are in 2020's top 10 list of most common sentinel/never events

Nursing, physician, pharmacy medication errors can cause patient harm

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Medical device clinical alarm problems are among the top hospital sentinel events of 2020

Clinical alarms are only helpful when hospital staff members pay attention to them

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