Contaminated Water in Hospitals

Federal health officials recently issued a warning to hospitals and nursing homes across the country to be more vigilant about protecting their patients from diseases that can show up in contaminated water systems. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, there were over 2,800 reported cases of Legionnaires’ » Read More

Hospice Care

Hospice care is end-of-life medical care that is designed to ease suffering and keep patients as comfortable as possible. In the United States, hospitals vary in terms of how and when they decide to move stroke patients from a treatment facility to hospice. A recent study found that doctors are more likely to recommend hospice » Read More

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Nursing Malpractice

When putting your health and safety into the hands of a trained medical professional, you expect that person to perform his or her duties to the best of their ability. Nurses are responsible for carrying out a wide range of duties that are crucial to the patient’s wellbeing, including checking vital signs, updating charts, and » Read More

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Medication-Related Errors

In an effort to reduce medication-related errors – which have become all too common in recent years – CRICO Strategies recently released a report entitled, Medication-related Malpractice Risks, which examines the causes of medication-related errors as well as the health and financial impact they have. A number of organizations are taking steps to address this » Read More

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Drug-Resistant Fungus

According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), a potentially deadly superbug fungus has reared its ugly head at a number of U.S. hospitals on the east coast. This organism can be spread from patient to patient, as well as via environmental surfaces. It is often difficult to identify, which makes it particularly » Read More