Surgical Errors & Injuries

Artificial Intelligence in Health Care: Questions of Medical Malpractice and Liability

Artificial intelligence is fast taking over hospitals and operating rooms. There are undeniably great advantages to the use of artificial intelligence in hospital environments. However, questions of liability in the event of a medical error or patient harm must also be strictly defined. Medical errors are one of the leading causes of unintentional death in […]

More Than Half of All American Doctors Suffer Burnout Symptoms

Workplace fatigue and burnout is a problem affecting American doctors, and according to a new study, as many as half of all doctors in the country are experiencing symptoms of fatigue that actually increase their risk of medical errors. The poll was conducted by researchers at Stanford University School of Medicine and focused on nearly […]

Trucking Rule to Prevent Fatigue-Related Accidents Now in Effect

The federal administration’s new trucking rule that would require the use of digital tracking technology in all commercial trucks, is soon to go into effect. However, all initial reports suggest that there are still quite a few quibbles with the technology that need to be ironed out. As of April 1, the Federal Motor Carrier […]

Old Age and Surgical Complications

Older persons may be at a higher risk of surgical complications. However, it’s not only their advanced years that place them at a higher risk of such adverse events. According to a review of multiple studies focusing on people above the age of 60 who underwent surgeries, there are many factors that dictate whether the […]