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A recent study shows that medical malpractice insurers are more profitable than a whopping 99% of those companies listed as Fortune 500 companies (the 500 richest companies in America). This study discredits the insurance industry’s well lobbied claim that “frivolous lawsuits” raise the cost of insurance, which health care providers must then pass on to […]

In this Washington Post article, the events surrounding the crash of a Maryland State Police medical helicopter on September 27, 2008 are recounted. Read More About Maryland Emergency Medical Services Board Changed Guidelines Following a 2008 Helicopter Crash…

Researchers are testing the usage of flashes of light delivered through fiber optics threaded into the skull to find more effective treatments for brain diseases. Read More About Using Light to find Potential Treatments of Brain Diseases…

Read More About President Obama nominates Judge Sonia Sotomayor for Supreme Court…

Virginia Lawyers Weekly has chosen Barbara S. Williams as one of the Influential Women of Virginia for 2009. A new awards program established by Virginia Lawyers Weekly recognizes outstanding efforts by women who are making notable contributions in all fields, including law, business, health care, education, and the arts.

A list produced by HealthGrades America named Inova Fairfax Hospital one of the top hospitals in the United States. Read More About Inova Fairfax on List of Top 50 U.S. Hospitals…

A study by the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine shows a link between later school start times and a reduction in car crashes for teenagers. Read More About Later School Start Times Reduce the Risk of Car Crashes for Teenagers…

Read More About Doctors Gain New Insights into How Vision Works…

Causes of Childhood Deaths

This article from The Washington Post discusses childhood death rates and safety tips for keeping children safe. Read More About Causes of Childhood Deaths…

A New York woman was left to die in an emergency room. Video surveillance captured the ailing woman waiting for 24 hours without medical attention, then falling out of her chair and lying on the floor of the waiting room for hours. The woman was ignored by medical personnel, including a doctor, who saw her […]

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