A new era has opened up in the field of radiology, in which the reports can be directly accessed by the patients through an online portal just days after their imaging appointment. Although this is a controversial topic in the medical
In recent decades, the medical field has expanded to include the use of 3D printing, otherwise known as additive manufacturing, when diagnosing and treating patients. In the early 1990s, scientists at MIT used computer-aided design (CAD) software to engage in 3D
In this age of advanced medical discoveries, the use of stem cells as a potential treatment for various debilitating illnesses has become more and more possible. Stem cells have the ability to multiply and convert into various different cell types during
If you or a loved one needs an advocate in the courtroom, call the law firm of Scartelli Olszewski. We represent people of all ages in cases involving medical malpractice, elder abuse, nursing home negligence, and much more.
As a personal injury law firm in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, we sue doctors, hospitals, nursing homes…basically anyone or anything with a license to provide health care. And in 30 years of practicing law, we have come to learn a few things. Take a look at the top 10 surefire tips we've compiled for health care workers to avoid ending up in court against us.
Anyone who has tried to get their own medical records knows it can be more of a pain than the condition that generated the records in the first place! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has produced a remedy to lessen the bureaucratic red tape for patients who seek access to their medical records.
Have you ever wondered why some doctors have D.O. after their names and not M.D.? Is it a distinction without a difference? M.D.s are what most people think of when they are talking about a physician, and certainly they are more
Many misunderstandings persist about what actually constitutes a medical malpractice case in Pennsylvania. Read on to find our answers to the top five most commonly asked medical malpractice case questions in Pennsylvania.
Tell PA state legislators that “tort reform” isn’t reform at all and that you oppose it in any disguise. And if you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of a medical error, call the experienced Scranton medical malpractice attorneys at Scartelli Olszewski.
Nursing homes have come a long way in the last 50 years. A wider range of facilities are available. Geriatric medicine and technology have advanced. Methods of treatment have evolved, and philosophies of caring for the elderly have undergone several rounds