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2014

December 23, 2014

Reporting Medical Errors: What We Learn From Joan Rivers’ Death

The unfortunate death of celebrity Joan Rivers from a minor medical procedure revives debate about the need for a national reporting system of medical errors to improve patient safety.  When Joan Rivers underwent a routine endoscopy, death was an unexpected outcome.  Two months after the death, in November 2014, the Centers for Medicare and...
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October 27, 2014

Medical Errors: More Dangerous Than Ebola

 VS.  This month, the first known patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States died, inflating the nationwide scare of this life-threatening virus.  In the midst of the scare, the media revealed the Ebola patient, Thomas Duncan, was sent home from the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital emergency room when he presented with fever and...
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October 27, 2014

Serious Bicycle Accidents And Michigan No-Fault Law

October 14, 2014 marked a milestone for Michigan cyclists – Governor Snyder signed the Nathan Bower Act, making motorcycle and bicycle awareness and safety mandatory in drivers’ education.  It is no longer an instructor or a program’s choice to cover motorcycle and bicycle safety and awareness – it is the law.  This news provides...
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October 27, 2014

The Major Risks of Minor Medical Procedures

Joan Rivers made us laugh, cry, and sometimes cringe.  We are sad to lose such a talented and vivacious entertainer, a loss that may have been premature and preventable. Joan went to the Yorkville Endoscopy Clinic in Manhattan complaining of sore throat and a hoarse voice.  She saw a gastroenterologist, who told her a...
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October 22, 2014

There Is Help If Your Child Has Cerebral Palsy

Each year, thousands of babies are diagnosed with cerebral palsy.  While the immediate aftermath of a diagnosis may be overwhelming, there are numerous resources throughout the state of Michigan that can help you and your family get the help that you need. Cerebral Palsy Resources There are resources and programs that provide information and...
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