A Growing Reality: Assault and Rape in Hospitals and Medical Facilities

Posted on November 22nd, 2023 by Elizabeth

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A recent report from the Joint Commission found that there is an “alarming rise” in assaults and rape in hospitals and medical facilities. The first troubling item, of course, is that these crimes occur at all. The second is that they are increasing in number – and that’s just the assaults and rapes that are […]

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Nearly 800,000 Americans Suffer Harm from Medical Misdiagnosis Annually

Posted on November 2nd, 2023 by Elizabeth

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A new analysis of national data found that an estimated 795,000 Americans die or are permanently disabled by medical misdiagnosis every year. A doctor who misinterprets test results, fails to ask an important question, or treats a patient for something other than what they’re suffering from are forms of misdiagnosis and medical malpractice. The serious […]

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Michigan Identified as the Most Dangerous State for Teen Drivers

Posted on June 7th, 2023 by Elizabeth

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Teens are a notoriously dangerous and inexperienced group of drivers. As a result of their lack of practice on the road and constant distractions, auto accidents are a common occurrence and a leading cause of death for this age group.

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Can Regulations for Automatic Braking Systems Save Lives?

Posted on June 2nd, 2023 by Elizabeth

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Federal traffic safety regulations have been proposed to make a major rule change for automakers: add automatic braking systems to new vehicles. This change would minimize car accidents and protect not only motorists, but pedestrians, who are at a growing risk of injury and death, especially at the mercy of high-seated SUVs.

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Adverse Events Suffered by Hospital Patients

Posted on January 12th, 2023 by Elizabeth

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Hospitals are supposed to be a safe place where people go to get treatment and get well. Sadly, many patients get worse in the hospital. Nearly one in four admissions suffer adverse events, according to The New England Journal of Medicine. Nearly a quarter of these adverse events were preventable. Patient safety and continued improvement […]

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