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Medicare Provides Valuable Information on Hospital Quality

07/10/2015
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If you seek medical care you definitely should read the patient reviews on Medicare’s Hospital Compare website . In April, Medicare added a feature that allows prospective patient’s to read ratings from patients of hospital stays based on patient’s assessments and compare 3 hospitals to each other at a time.  […]

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Medical Malpractice Damage Caps — A Balance of Justice

07/6/2015
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In a recent landmark decision for the citizens in the State of Florida, Florida’s Fourth District Court of Appeals, the appellate court for Palm Beach, Broward, and the counties to their north, issued an opinion finding the application of noneconomic damage caps in medical malpractice cases unconstitutional. This ruling is […]

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Complex Regional Pain Syndrome Cases

07/2/2015
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Twenty years ago, if you injured your limb and developed a debilitating pain condition called reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), you would have likely been told that “it’s all in your head.” Instead of treating the pain, patients branded with the label RSD were believed to be crazy and were referred […]

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Babies with Heart Problems – Problems of Corporate Healthcare

06/4/2015
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St. Mary’s Medical Center pediatric open heart surgery center was three times the national average for patient deaths from 2010-02013 (CNN Report). Tenet Healthcare Corporation owns St. Mary’s Medical Center and an understanding of Tenet’s corporate history is helpful to an appreciation for what is currently happening there. Tenet is […]

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MDVIP Found Responsible for Negligence and Faces False Claims Charges

02/11/2015
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Searcy Denney Wins $8.5 Million Award for Plaintiff Duped by Leading Concierge Medical Service West Palm Beach, Fla. – (Feb. xx, 2015) – South Florida law firm Searcy Denney Scarola Barnhart & Shipley PA (Searcy Denney) today announced that a Palm Beach County jury found concierge medical service MDVIP responsible for fraud and false advertising, awarding approximately $8.5 million to the estate of Joan Beber, a Boca Raton resident whose […]

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