07/07/2015

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - A Florida court has ruled that caps on certain damages in medical malpractice lawsuits do not apply...

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/jul/5/court-rules-against-damag...


07/06/2015

A Superior Court jury in New Haven this week awarded a 58-year-old Wallingford man $4.2 million for a serious injury that occurred during a surgical procedure...

http://www.nhregister.com/general-news/20150701/wallingford-man-gets-42-...


06/24/2015

Insurers need to boost their security knowledge amidst the growing risk of cyberattacks...

http://www.insurancetech.com/security/cyber-security-in-insurance-7-thin...?


06/24/2015

A rise in cyber attacks against doctors and hospitals is costing the U.S. healthcare system $6 billion a year as organized criminals who once....

http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2015/05/07/367165.htm


06/24/2015

Several studies show that hospital boards can improve quality and can make decisions associated with reduced mortality rates...

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/17/upshot/in-hospitals-board-rooms-are-as...


06/24/2015

Hospitals that are struggling financially say large health IT investments—such as electronic health records (EHRs), health information exchange technology, and patient portals—are hindering efforts....

Read more here: http://www.advisory.com/daily-briefing/2014/11/06/94-of-cfos-at-struggli...


03/17/2014

Tallahassee, FL - The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the centerpiece of the 2003 medical malpractice overhaul law...

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/03/13/3992854/fla-supreme-court-rejects-...


03/17/2014

Federal officials are proposing sweeping new requirements for American health care facilities - from large hospitals to small...

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/12/us/us-citing-urgent-need-calls-on-hosp...


02/10/2014

Maryland - Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth...

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/health/bs-hs-birth-injury-fund-20140208,0,50...


01/22/2014

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has launched a new website dedicated to workplace safety in hospitals.

From the site: "OSHA created a suite of resources to help hospitals assess workplace safety needs, implement safety and health management systems, and enhance their safe patient handling programs. Preventing worker injuries not only helps workers—it also helps patients and will save resources for hospitals."

https://www.osha.gov/dsg/hospitals/


12/27/2013

Lehigh County, PA - A jury on Monday awarded one of the largest verdicts in Lehigh County history when it ordered St. Luke's University Hospital and one of its doctors to pay...

http://www.chicagotribune.com/topic/mc-st-lukes-medical-malpractice-jury...


12/17/2013

Jefferson City, MO - Missouri lawmakers plan to try again to limit how much money people can receive in medical malpractice lawsuits...

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2013/12/16/4695778/missouri-lawmakers-will-try...


12/04/2013

Broomfield, Colo. – Tort reform is a top priority for many family physicians, so it should come as no surprise...

http://www.aafp.org/news-now/inside-aafp/20131112stateleg-liability.html


08/02/2012

JEFFERSON CITY • The Missouri Supreme Court struck down on Tuesday a $350,000 limit on jury awards for "pain and suffering" in medical malpractice cases...

http://www.stltoday.com/news/state-and-regional/missouri/medical-malprac...


07/25/2012

Every hospital makes mistakes. But some New York City hospitals may not have enough money to pay for them. Several of the city's...

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/16/nyregion/some-hospitals-in-new-york-la...


07/25/2012

The consumer group Public Citizen says that medical malpractice payments in 2011 were at a record low and have fallen for eight...
http://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/07/13/255557.htm


07/25/2012

In a historic decision, the Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the critical piece of President Obama's Affordable Care Act, the individual mandate. By upholding...
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-250_162-57462646/supreme-court-upholds-healt...