Medical Malpractice

Jul 2, 2015

High Mortality Rates Cause Florida Hospital to Suspend Pediatric Heart Surgeries

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St. Mary's Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida has been embroiled in controversy over its pediatric open heart surgery program since CNN did an investigative report about the astronomically high mortality rate for the infants in the program. As many as eight infants have died in the pediatric open heart program at St. Mary's [...]

Jun 5, 2015

The Fallacy of Tort Reform Unmasked by Skyrocketing Patient Death Rates

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“Medical malpractice premiums have increased beyond the ability for doctors to afford them, which has resulted in higher health care costs and doctors relocating to areas with cheaper coverage. The high number of ‘frivolous’ lawsuits have caused liability payments to soar, which in turn drives up the cost of healthcare….” The previous statement, according to [...]