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Finding Fault with Electronic Health Record Defaults

In a push to become more efficient, many doctors and hospitals have instituted Electronic Health Records, or EHR, systems, many of which rely upon computerized provider order entry systems, or CPOE. Though these electronic systems are meant to increase patient safety and improve care, they, like all computerized systems, are only as good as the data that goes into them.

By | October 17th, 2013|Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Finding Fault with Electronic Health Record Defaults

Reining In the REINS Act

The REINS Act (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) would require any proposed federal regulation with an estimated economic impact of $100 million or more to be approved by Congress before going into effect. The act is on its way to the U.S. Senate, after passing the House of Representatives last month.

By | October 3rd, 2013|Defective Drugs, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice, Product Liability / Defective Products|Comments Off on Reining In the REINS Act

Pennsylvania 2012 Medical Malpractice Data Surprising: Shows Lawsuits Down, Insurance Profits Up

The Committee for Justice for All (CJA) has compiled its annual report for 2012 that outlines medical malpractice case filings, patient safety errors, claims paid and premiums charged to health care providers.

By | July 25th, 2013|Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Pennsylvania 2012 Medical Malpractice Data Surprising: Shows Lawsuits Down, Insurance Profits Up