Nov 29 2008

Update on How to Improve U.S. Health Care

“Universal Health Care” should be embraced, and not feared, according to The Anti-Corporate League.  They make what they term a data-based argument for Universal Health Care in the U.S.A. on their blog, and it makes for interesting reading.  While they are a little light on supporting statistics, and heavy on left-leaning thought, they do present […]

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Nov 29 2008

New Cases of Interest, and Fictional Medical Malpractice

When it comes to the discovery process in New York, probably the most frequently invoked word in decisions by judges is “liberal,” as in, New York favors a liberal, open-ended exchange of information among parties to a lawsuit.  And this is with good reason.  Justice is better served when the parties are better educated about […]

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Nov 26 2008

Update on Electronic Medical Records

Today’s LEGAL MEDICINE blog puts a renewed spotlight on the benefits of electronic medical records.  It discusses a new study in the “Archives of Internal Medicine” that suggests that converting to such a system may help to curtail medical malpractice. In local news, the GOTHAMIST notes that the family of an elderly Queens woman who was burned […]

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