While there is a constant suggestion in the media that doctors are facing a barrage of medical malpractice lawsuits, often frivolous, the actual numbers paint a bit of a different picture.
Very few Michigan residents actually enjoy going to the hospital, whether it is to recover from an illness or injury or to have a surgery.
When patients in the Detroit area go to the emergency room, either on their own or via ambulance, it is because they need immediate and prompt medical care.
A new baby is a wonderful gift. As new parents, you want only the best for this precious person. Unfortunately, not every birth goes as planned and some parents find themselves grappling with a life-changing diagnosis for their child.
Like some other states, Michigan parents can opt to delivery their newborn children at home with the help of a midwife. Many do just that for a variety of reasons. In fact, reports suggest that, in 2017, 1,283 Michigan women decided to have their children at home by using a midwife.
A recent study shows that prescription technology used by doctors and pharmacists can cause more mistakes. Using computers provides some benefit, but it also introduces new ways to commit errors. Your life may be in danger if you receive the wrong medication.