Assessment Errors. Never Get Complacent. A Case Study with Lawyer Richard Halpern
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
1M ago
This episode of ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’ is the first of a five-part series exploring some of the top issues in malpractice;  Assessment, Medication Errors, Communication, Infection Control and Unsafe Use of Equipment.  Repeat guest Richard Halpern tackles the topic of Assessment, a skill considered fundamental for healthcare providers and a critical element of patient safety.  Many malpractice cases include allegations that assessments weren’t completed often enough, thoroughly enough, or at all.  Listen in as Richard shares a case study on one of the most tragic and p ..read more
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Medication Errors and Malpractice Cases. A Conversation with Lawyer Paul Cahill
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
2M ago
This episode of ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’ is the second in a five-part series exploring top issues in medical malpractice:  Assessment, Medication Errors, Communication, Infection Control and Unsafe Use of Equipment.  Repeat guest Paul Cahill tackles the tough subject of Medication Errors, which are so pervasive they make up 3 of the 15 “Never Events’ in healthcare.  There are 10 ‘rights’ to medication administration which are considered basic knowledge for all healthcare providers.  If followed correctly, these ‘rights’ are meant to prevent errors. But listen in as Paul ..read more
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Stay Vigilant. Remain Diligent. Never get complacent. A Case Study on Assessment with Lawyer Richard Halpern
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
3M ago
This episode of ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’ is the first of a five-part series exploring some of the top issues in malpractice;  Assessment, Medication Errors, Communication, Infection Control and Unsafe Use of Equipment.  Repeat guest Richard Halpern tackles the topic of Assessment, a skill considered fundamental for healthcare providers and a critical element of patient safety.  Many malpractice cases include allegations that assessments weren’t completed often enough, thoroughly enough, or at all.  Listen in as Richard shares a case study on one of the most tragic and p ..read more
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Medical Malpractice and Assisted Fertility with Lawyer Duncan Embury
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
6M ago
In this timely and fascinating episode of Inside Medical Malpractice Toronto plaintiff’s lawyer Duncan Embury talks about the incredible challenges of litigating Florence v. Benzaquen. This case involves a 26-year-old woman who was prescribed fertility drugs in 2007, and quickly became pregnant with triplets. As often happens with multiple pregnancies, preterm labor and prematurity were a real threat. The babies, two boys and a girl, were delivered more than 3 months early, on New Year’s Day by emergency caesarean section.  They have all been diagnosed with moderate to severe cerebral pal ..read more
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Transparency, Compassion, and Truth in Medical Errors with Leilani Schweitzer of Stanford Health Care
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
8M ago
In this episode of ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’ Chris Rokosh has a conversation she’s been wanting to have for almost 10 years.  Stanford University Hospital Patient Liaison Leilani Schweitzer tells the story of how her 20-month-old son Gabriel died at after a series of medical errors.  The story of Gabriel’s death is heart breaking.  But the story of how transparency, compassion and truth can heal in the aftermath of medical error, is a gift.  Leilani now works in risk management at the same hospital where her son died, using her own painful experience to help others throu ..read more
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Learn More about Leilani Schweitzer
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
8M ago
In this brief, but personal episode of ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’ Leilani Schweitzer talks about day-to-day life, which starts with an early morning and some quiet moments.  She shares how her lifetime love of art helped her heal after Gabriel’s death and provides a joyful outlet for her creativity.  Hear about what it’s like to give a TED talk (she gave two!), the way it changed her life and the surprising alternate career path she might have chosen. Learn what gets her up in the morning,  keeps her up at night, and the best and worst jobs of her life. Leilani offers a lovely ..read more
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Medical Malpractice and Assisted Fertility
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
9M ago
In this timely and fascinating episode of Inside Medical Malpractice Toronto plaintiff’s lawyer Duncan Embury talks about the incredible challenges of litigating Florence v. Benzaquen. This case involves a 26-year-old woman who was prescribed fertility drugs in 2007, and quickly became pregnant with triplets. As often happens with multiple pregnancies, preterm labor and prematurity were a real threat. The babies, two boys and a girl, were delivered more than 3 months early, on New Year’s Day by emergency caesarean section.  They have all been diagnosed with moderate to severe cerebral pal ..read more
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The Best of Inside Medical Malpractice Part 2
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
10M ago
Chris Rokosh ends almost every episode of Inside Medical Malpractice with the question “What is the most important thing you’d like doctors, nurses, lawyers, and the public to know about medical malpractice?” The answers came from healthcare providers, plaintiff and defense lawyers, and a supreme court judge.  The responses are as different as their perspectives….but always honest, insightful, and thought provoking. In this episode, listen in as Dr. Michael Narvey, Former Chief Supreme Court Justice Beverly McLaughlin, Ob/Gyn Dr. Colin Birch, Internist Dr. Danielle Ofri, and lawyers Virgi ..read more
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Paul Cahill of Will Davidson discusses the 2nd of 3 medical malpractice trials, O’Neill-Renouf v. Ibraham
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
11M ago
On this episode of Inside Medical Malpractice, Chris Rokosh talks to Paul Cahill about the trial and judgement of a case involving a rare, but serious nerve injury during a relatively minor medical procedure; Tension-Free Vaginal Tape Surgery (TVT).  Paul discusses the ‘backwards perspective’ required to prove that in spite of an operative record saying everything went perfectly right, the nature of the injury inferred that something went very wrong.  The central issue to prove was what caused the injury? The judge found that Paul’s theory of the case was the only reasonable explanat ..read more
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The Best of Inside Medical Malpractice Part 1
Inside Medical Malpractice
by Chris Rokosh, President Connect Medical Legal Experts Inc.
11M ago
This month on ‘Inside Medical Malpractice’, the first of two ‘best of the best’ podcasts!  Almost every episode over the past 2 years ended with the question “What is the most important thing you’d like doctors, nurses, lawyers, and the public to know about medical malpractice?” Our guests came from across Canada and the US and included healthcare providers, plaintiff and defense lawyers, and a supreme court judge.  Their answers to the question were as different as their unique perspectives….but always astute, insightful, and thought provoking. In this episode, listen in as past gue ..read more
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