Archive for September 2018

A Fear of Lawsuits Really Does Seem to Result in Extra Medical Tests

Researchers from Duke and M.I.T. have found a pocket of America that is different, and they now offer what is perhaps the most precise estimate of how much defensive medicine matters, at least for care in the hospital. They found that the possibility of a lawsuit increased the intensity of health care that patients received…

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Woman Accused of Dumping Client From Wheelchair Faces Judge

A Connecticut woman is scheduled to face a judge on charges she dumped an 83-year-old woman she was hired to care for out of her wheelchair.¬†Christine Christensen has a Tuesday appearance in Superior Court on charges of third-degree elder abuse, second-degree reckless endangerment and third-degree assault of an elderly person. Read More (Source New York…

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