Nurse practitioners are key to safer nursing homes

Posted On October 26, 2016 I Medical Malpractice

Approximately 25 percent of nursing home residents suffer some form of harm when they are transferred to and from hospitals, according to a 2014 report issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Arizona residents may want to know that an ongoing study indicates that nurse practitioners who employ evidence-based practices to enhance the multiple aspects of patient care can improve the nursing home resident transfer process and decrease the occurrence of medical errors.

Artificial intelligence and diagnoses

Posted On October 24, 2016 I Medical Malpractice

Arizona residents may be interested in the claims of a tech entrepreneur who says that artificial intelligence will pay an increasing role in diagnosing patients’ conditions. This could be beneficial, as statistics show that medical errors kill far more people each year than do car accidents.

Being Under 21 and Charged with a DUI in Arizona

Posted On October 19, 2016 I Drunk Driving Charges

While the minimum legal drinking age in Arizona is 21, instances of underage DUIs still occur. If you are under 21 and have been charged with driving under the influence, or if someone you love is in that position, you probably have some questions about what that means.

Spreading awareness of childhood cancer

Posted On October 19, 2016 I Medical Malpractice

Arizona parents who have children with cancer know that it is a highly emotional issue. September is designated as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month around the world, and organizations like the UK-based First4SeriousInjury promote it, with fundraising for cancer research and social media campaigns.

Get a second opinion when diagnosed with a serious illness

Posted On October 14, 2016 I Medical Malpractice

In Arizona and other states, people who have been diagnosed with a serious illness may want to research other doctors and seek a second opinion. Friends and family could be helpful in recommending a doctor. The physician a person chooses should have experience with the particular disease with which they have been diagnosed.

1 2