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Free and Helpful Resources to Reduce Medication ErrorsBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 28, 2018We have put together a short list of drug information resources.Federal Judge Denies Workers’ Claim Against Microwave Popcorn Butter ManufacturerBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 28, 2018A federal judge in the Southern District of Indiana has recently ruled against 27 workers who claimed they suffered respiratory injuries from exposure to a microwave popcorn butter flavor ingredient that has been linked to lung disease in the manufacturing process.IU Study Finds Motorcycle Passengers, Not Drivers are More Likely to Suffer Traumatic Brain InjuriesBy Jack H. FarnbauchFebruary 28, 2018Motorcycle passengers are more likely to be non-compliant with protective helmet use and to suffer from traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) than motorcycle drivers, according to a new IU School of Medicine study.Indianapolis Neurosurgeon Leaves Hospital Group Quickly Following Medical Malpractice ClaimsBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018Many Indianapolis patients of Dr. John Cummings are wondering where he went. An Indianapolis CBS affiliate has run a television broadcast in November 2017 asking the same question, with several medical malpractice victims coming forward. 62 Indiana Hospitals Accused of Falsifying Medical Record Request Compliance By Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018The complaint claims the hospitals made false claims in order to receive federal grant dollars.USA Today Investigation Finds VA Hospitals Regularly Hire Docs with Troubled PastsBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018Even doctors who were forthright with their previous misconduct were hired without pause.Lake County Indiana Looks to Settle Negligence and Misconduct Lawsuits for Reported $8.25 MillionBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018The Lake County Council is considering paying as much as $8.25 million to settle more than eight lawsuits alleging misconduct and negligence by county employees that led to four deaths and several injuries. The Council has employed an attorney to review the cases in order to settle them before they can go to trial. New Study Finds Type 3c Diabetes Misdiagnoses, Potentially Delaying Pancreatic Cancer DiagnosesBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018Type 3 diabetes occurs as a result of pancreatic disorders, such as pancreatic cancer.Non-Profit Group Publishes Guide on How to Reduce Hospital Errors During StayBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 4, 2018The non-profit also provides healthcare grades for facilities based on 27 measurements, which are currently in use by national measurement and reporting programs.Medication Errors at Home on the RiseBy Jack H. FarnbauchJanuary 3, 2018A new study published by the medical journal Clinical Toxicology has found that medication errors are happening more and more while a patient is in the comfort of their home. The study found that there are several reasons for this, including mistakenly taking the wrong dose, not waiting long enough to take another dose, or other preventable errors.