Medical malpractice caps by state

More than half of states in the U.S. have laws that limit the amount of money that can be awarded in a medical malpractice lawsuit. These damage caps lower the risk for physicians, allowing them to cut back on defensive treatment strategies and improve patient care. The states with damage caps are as follows: Each…

July 20, 2018
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become a cath lab traveler

Top 5 reasons to become a Cath Lab traveler

Working as a travel Cath Lab RN or Tech can be a life-changing experience. High pay, career growth, and new adventures are just a few of the reasons why some choose the traveler lifestyle. Whether you want to save up a little extra cash or see the country, travel nursing can provide a great deal…

July 18, 2018
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avoiding malpractice

5 ways to prevent a malpractice lawsuit

Each year, 1 in 14 physicians will face a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice can take many forms: a poor outcome during a procedure, an incorrect diagnosis, or even a mistake made in the patient’s record. While more than 90% of suits are settled outside of court, most with no payment to the plaintiff, those…

July 11, 2018
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Managing radiation exposure in the Cath Lab

In the early days of interventional cardiology, there weren’t many ways to reduce the exposure to radiation felt by the team in the Cath Lab. Until recently, we hadn’t been able to thoroughly understand the impact on physicians and Cath Lab staff exposed to X-rays daily for the duration of their career. Our new-found understanding…

July 6, 2018
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