Doctor’s Doubts Lead to Missed Diagnosis And Lawsuit

A 30-year-old obese woman visited the emergency department with vaginal bleeding as well as numbness in her legs that was causing her to fall. The patient underwent a lumbar MRI and was admitted. …www.medscape.com, WHO Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit in New York Over Pandemic Response, Gordon T. Ownby, 2021 The next day, Dr FP, a… Continue reading Doctor’s Doubts Lead to Missed Diagnosis And Lawsuit

WHO Wins Dismissal Of Lawsuit Against it in New York

The plaintiffs, including a New Rochelle doctor and six Mount Vernon residents who contracted COVID-19, sought damages for Westchester adults over the WHO’s alleged downplaying of the coronavirus early in the outbreak, and failure to quickly declare a pandemic and coordinate a global response…www.medscape.com, WHO Wins Dismissal of Lawsuit in New York Over Pandemic Response,… Continue reading WHO Wins Dismissal Of Lawsuit Against it in New York

Wrong Daughter Told She Lacks Melanoma Mutation, Then Gets It

In 1999, Michael and Susan Lonsway brought their two young daughters — Delaney, 5, and, Cameryn, 3 — to what was then the University of Michigan Health System (now Michigan Medicine), in Ann Arbor, to be genetically tested for melanoma, which ran in Michael’s family. The tests — sent to the Yale University School of… Continue reading Wrong Daughter Told She Lacks Melanoma Mutation, Then Gets It

Cardiologist Forks Out $2M to Resolve Unnecessary Testing Claims

Michigan cardiologist Dinesh M. Shah, MD, has paid the United States $2 million to resolve claims he violated the False Claims Act by knowingly billing federal healthcare programs for diagnostic tests that were unnecessary or not performed, the Department of Justice announced…..www.medscape.com, Cardiologist Forks Out $2M to Resolve Unnecessary Testing Claims, Patrice Wendling, 2021 The… Continue reading Cardiologist Forks Out $2M to Resolve Unnecessary Testing Claims