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Apr 19, 2018

What is Virtual Health Care?

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The face of health care today is constantly changing as technology becomes more and more advanced. Innovations in quality of care and patient access make it easier to keep up with our health care needs and keep up with these advancements. By shifting some of the work to patients and automating tasks, virtual health care [...]

May 28, 2015

Kraft Recalls Over 6 Million Macaroni and Cheese Dinners

By |May 28, 2015|News, Recalls|0 Comments

A recent voluntary recall by Kraft Foods Group has concerned parents across the nation. After eight consumer complaints, Kraft issued a massive recall of 242,000 cases of Original Flavor Macaroni & Cheese Dinner. The recall affects about 6.5 million individual boxes packaged in different configurations. Check your pantry According to the company’s press release, “Kraft [...]

Apr 14, 2015

Hospital Officials Shrug Off Nurses Injuries

By |Apr 14, 2015|Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

A recent investigative series by National Public Radio has detailed the struggles of nurses around the country who were injured on the job. According to the series, officials at most hospitals fail to do much about injuries that affect their nursing staff. A particularly poignant example is provided by the case of Terry Cawthorn. Mrs. [...]

Apr 9, 2015

Devastated Parents Sue Pediatrician

By |Apr 9, 2015|Medical Malpractice, News, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

Gabriel Griffith was a healthy 7-year-old in 2010. Over a December weekend, he began vomiting. His parents, Tabitha and Carl, took him to Dr. Ann Lambernedis at Teays Pediatrics. The doctors at Teays were not only unable to find the cause of the vomiting, but failed even to take Gabriel’s pulse during his initial visit. [...]

Apr 6, 2015

Compartment Syndrome: What You Need to Know

By |Apr 6, 2015|Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

Last year, Philip Duquette was taken by ambulance to the emergency room at Preston Memorial Hospital with severe pain and swelling in his right leg. Duquette was seen by doctor and told he needed a Doppler study on his leg, but he would not be able to get the test for three days. He was [...]

Mar 20, 2015

Preventing Unnecessary Surgery: Why You Might Not Need a Hysterectomy

By |Mar 20, 2015|Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

A hysterectomy is a surgical procedure that removes part or all of the female reproductive system. There are different methods to accomplish this and different reasons to undergo a hysterectomy, but a recent report from the U.S. News and World Report suggests that many of these reasons can be treated differently and not require surgery. [...]

Mar 10, 2015

Woman May Lose Career Due To Wrongful Episiotomy

By |Mar 10, 2015|Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice, News|0 Comments

An episiotomy used to be standard practice for deliveries, but its prevalence has been waning. The procedure is still used in some cases, but it is no longer warranted in “normal” births. In the case of Amy Herbst, the procedure was used to help widen the birth canal for her son, whose shoulder became stuck [...]

Mar 6, 2015

Kentucky Senate Committee Approves Legislation to Improve Care for Stroke Victims

By |Mar 6, 2015|News|0 Comments

At the beginning of February, a state Senate committee approved legislation to improve care for victims and to promote the prevention of strokes. The bill would further the development of a system of care in rural areas and assist stroke patients in gaining timely access to care. The bill will now go to the full [...]