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Why Do Hospital “Never Events” Keep Happening?

In December 2012, researchers at Johns Hopkins released a landmark study of surgical malpractice revealing that an estimated 4,000 so-called “never events” occur in American hospitals each year. A never event is a mistake during a surgical procedure which is entirely preventable and easily eliminated through proper protocols and surgical team communication. These include leaving […]

Can a Hospital’s Rating Predict the Likelihood of Medical Malpractice?

When you enter a hospital as a patient, you trust that everything will go well. The last thing you want to think about is a mistake that could cause serious injury to the point where you need New Jersey medical malpractice lawyers to file a medical malpractice suit. If you’d checked the hospital rating before […]