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Blog Posts in July, 2005

  • Study Shows Non-Profit Nursing Homes Offer Better Care

    A recent study performed by the University of Toronto indicates that non-profit nursing homes in the United States offer better care than for-profit homes. The study considered 40 cases comparing non and for-profit nursing homes between 1993 and 2002. The study showed that residents in for-profit nursing homes had higher rates of development of pressure ulcers, were subjected to greater use of ...
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  • So Crazy it Just Might Work

    A recent article in the Wall Street Journal explains how anesthesiologists have kept their malpractice rates low. Their radical theory? Less harm to patients would mean fewer lawsuits. As shown in the chart below, anesthesiologists malpractice rates have actually decreased over the last 20 years. Instead of pushing for laws that would protect them from potential lawsuits, anesthesiologists have ...
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  • Medical Errors Leading Cause of Death

    According to the Institute of Medicine, preventable medical errors account for nearly 100,000 deaths every year. By contrast, motor vehicle accidents cause about 46,000 deaths yearly. At the same time, road blocks to improving the system are being put up by the medical industry and the federal government. At the same time, Congress and the White House (not to mention the medical industry) are ...
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