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Best Practices: Addressing errors with Candor

Best Practices: Addressing errors with Candor

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  August 13, 2016

Apologizing for medical errors invokes fears that the gesture will be construed as an admission of guilt that leads to a massive payout. But a small cohort of providers is pushing back against that idea.

Carolinas HealthCare asks court to discuss antitrust suit

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 13, 2016

Carolinas HealthCare System, North Carolina's largest hospital chain, has filed a motion asking a federal court to dismiss a U.S. Justice Department lawsuit alleging the system illegally imposes contract requirements on insurers to hinder competition.

Northwestern pays $3.3 million in overdose death case

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 13, 2016

Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago agreed to pay $3.3 million in damages after a jury determined a pharmaceutical error led to the overdose and death of a 56-year-old man.

Northwestern pays $3 million in overdose death case

By Maria Castellucci  |  August 11, 2016

Northwestern Memorial Hospital agreed to pay $3.3 million in damages after a jury determined a pharmaceutical error led to the overdose and death of a 56-year-old man.

Essure court ruling in California could bring more lawsuits

Essure court ruling in California could bring more lawsuits

By Elizabeth Whitman  |  August 09, 2016

The decision could potentially open the floodgates for more litigation tied to the device, which thousands of women have said led to chronic pelvic pain, punctured their uteruses and caused other damage.

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