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  • Why Did United Medical Center Obstetrics Ward Shut Down?
    Why Did United Medical Center Obstetrics Ward Shut Down?

    By: CSCS The full answer to this question remains a mystery. What we know is that as of August 7, 2017 the DC Department of Health (DOH) restricted the United Medical Center's (UMC) license to treat ...

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  • Wisconsin Court of Appeals Finds Medical Malpractice Caps Unconstitutional
    Wisconsin Court of Appeals Finds Medical Malpractice Caps Unconstitutional

    By: Allan M. Siegel In a previous blog post, we discussed a Florida Supreme Court ruling that struck down damages caps in medical malpractice cases. Those caps, which limited the amount of ...

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  • Washington Post Exposé of Howard University Hospital Shows a Hospital in Crisis
    Washington Post Exposé of Howard University Hospital Shows a Hospital in Crisis

    By: Allan M. Siegel A recent exposé on cases against Howard University Hospital by the Washington Post reveals a hospital in crisis-mode on almost every front. The Post reviewed over 675 wrongful ...

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  • Bad Hospital Design Causes Bad Health Outcomes
    Bad Hospital Design Causes Bad Health Outcomes

    By: Allan M. Siegel There is a significant amount of research that indicates we are building our hospitals wrong. ‘Wrong’ in the sense that the way most hospitals are currently designed do not improve ...

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  • Top Republicans say Medical Malpractice Reform is Needed, Experts and Facts say Otherwise
    Top Republicans say Medical Malpractice Reform is Needed, Experts and Facts say Otherwise

    By: Allan M. Siegel It’s a common misperception that medical malpractice lawsuits are frivolous and have an overall negative impact on our healthcare system, including by driving up insurance premiums ...

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  • Nursing Home Abuse a Common Phenomenon as Population Ages
    Nursing Home Abuse a Common Phenomenon as Population Ages

    By: Allan M. Siegel The number of Americans aged 65 and older is expected to double over the next 30 years, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. And as Americans age, the number of people living in ...

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