image - book cover Health Care Law: an article about Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers

Health Law: Cardiac Procedures in Ambulatory Surgical Centers The rising trend for cardiologists to perform outpatient procedures in ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) instead of hospitals raises safety questions. ASCs have fewer resources than full-service hospitals and may be unequipped for life-threatening emergencies. ASCs often provide a more comfortable, convenient, and patient-centered experience than hospital-based outpatient…

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DISCLAIMER: Dr. Dalawari shares interesting and relevant medical-legal case verdicts & settlements from the public record. He has no professional or personal relationship to the cases. Case Reference: The jury found that hotel defendants did not commit medical negligence, that the physician was not the hotel’s agent, and that the hotel defendants were not responsible for…

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Concept - cardiac arrest at hospital emergency room

DISCLAIMER: Dr. Dalawari shares interesting and relevant medical-legal case verdicts & settlements from the public record. He has no professional or personal relationship to the cases. Case Reference: Plaintiff claimed that the standard of care called for immediate cardiac consultation and transfer for cardiac catheterization at both 10:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Plaintiff’s proof was that…

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DISCLAIMER: Dr. Dalawari shares interesting and relevant medical-legal case verdicts & settlements from the public record. He has no professional or personal relationship to the cases. Case Reference: Plaintiff’s Expert: Alfred Culliford, M.D., cardiothoracic surgery, New York, NY.Defendant’s Experts: Bryan Foy, M.D., cardiovascular surgery, Naperville, IL. Holger Reed v. Baptist Health Lexington et al. Fayette County…

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