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Study Shows “Major Problem” With Nurses and Medication ErrorsBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017When thinking about health care professionals, one’s mind normally jumps right to doctors. But it takes a group of people to run a hospital and that includes nurses.Medical Errors as an Option on a Death CertificateBy Jack H. FarnbauchJune 28, 2017Medical errors have risen to the number 3 cause of death in America, behind heart disease and cancer.Payouts in Medical Malpractice Claims Up in Recent YearsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017According to a study of the National Practitioner Data Bank, the average payout for a medical malpractice claim has significantly risen.New MedAware Technology Can Reduce Medication ErrorsBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Controversial H.R. 1215 Up For Vote SoonBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017On March 22, 2017, the U.S. Congress put on the calendar, H.R. 1215, also known as the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017. Indiana Court of Appeals Revives Suit of Post-Operative CareBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Darlene Welsh, 82, received open heart surgery on May 2, 2011 at the Indiana Heart Hospital. The Nightmare of K.D. vs. Chambers May Be Over By Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017In the case of Charles McKeen, M.D. v. Billy Turner, 53S05-1704-CT-202, the Indiana Supreme Court “expressly disapproved” of the Indiana Court of Appeals holding in K.D. v. Chambers, 951 N.E.2d 855 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011). Health Care Industry and LobbyingBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017In a heated debate such as caps on damages and other tort reform measures, it makes sense that the side with more money is going to win.Medication Errors Highly Underreported Amongst Anesthesia ProvidersBy Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017Medication errors are apparently significantly underreported by anesthesia providers, at least at certain institutions.Local Bar Association Vocally Opposes Indiana Assembly Bill By Jack H. FarnbauchApril 19, 2017