Elderly face daily care issues; “I was blessed”
By E. Patrick Moores, Esq.
Part 2: Nursing standards, their history and significance
Doctors, too, suffer in the aftermath of mistakes
Chamber rips new “justice” name of some lawyer groups
Medicare: No more money for preventable errors
By Dan Clifford, publisher
Hospital countersues plaintiff attorneys who sued it; deficiency of experts and causation at core
Enigmatic nurse consultant site begs questions, answers few
Verdicts & Settlements
Cases compiled fromwww.verdictslaska.com;
Editorials by Rose Clifford, editor
Ask Pat Bemis
Catching the chain: Corrections healthcare, litigation, grow
• The Gist: Healthcare for the incarcerated population is an emerging field.
By Jane Grametbaur, RN, CCHP, CLNC
Heart transplant patient has a complaint: he’s heartless
Cell phones can nail ’em
Focus on: unstable angina and non-ST-elevation MIs
Pam Hollsten, RN, BSN, LNCC
Sermo — why you don’t run into your doctor at the golf club anymore…
• The Gist: Are there ethical or privacy issues when medical people kiss and tell, for money, on the web?
By Dr. Rosemary E. McGeady, Esq.
Focus on: Life care plan as a research project
By Dorajane Apuna, BSN, MA, RN, CCM, CNLCP
Deficit Reduction Act: more emphasis on compliance at the state level
• The Gist: The Deficit Reduction Act now shifts federal enforcement focus to Medicaid.
By Angela L. Tobias, RN, BSN, MSHSA, LNCC
Nurses walk off jobs over patient safety concerns, pay, then sued