Here's a central Catch-22 regarding a key aspect of medical care in Arizona and across the country, according to a doctor who recently wrote an article on care delivery for a national online media outlet.
The subject of so-called "tort reform" is front and center in a recent online article focusing on an alleged medical malpractice crisis that grips the nation.
We're quite certain that most of our readers across Arizona appreciate a central irony associated with hospitals.
Kids -- that is, toddlers, children, young adolescents and even teens -- are starkly different from adults in virtually every realm of comparison or measurement.
What's a woman to think?
An Office of Inspector General (OIG) report stating that administrators at the Phoenix VA Health Care System's urology clinic didn't have a plan to deal with understaffing and inadequate care for veterans is incorrect, says a former doctor at the facility.
The federal Medicare program provides payments to nursing homes in Arizona and across the country for medical care received by eligible home residents.
An important factor in medical malpractice is the wide variety of individuals who can potentially be implicated in a malpractice complaint.
If you're a patient in a medical facility in Arizona or elsewhere, you no doubt are concerned and paying attention to what's going on around you.
The Internet can provide us with a wealth of reviews of almost every kind of local establishment, from restaurants to day care centers. We can use these reviews as the basis for making choices. Yet, it can still be difficult to find detailed data about hospitals. This is unfortunate because when it comes to choosing a health care facility for ourselves and our family members, we should be privy to as many facts and figures as possible.