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Monthly Archives: December 2022

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CMS Penalizes Hospitals For Negligence With High Readmission Rates

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) provides medical coverage to more than 100 million people through its different public health programs, so it keeps close tabs on facilities that receive funding. A key aspect of CMS efforts is eliminating fraud, abuse, and inefficiencies in serving patients. The agency will take decisive action… Read More »

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Statistics On Plaintiffs Winning At Med Mal Jury Trials

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

When you suffered serious patient harm or someone close to you died because of medical negligence by a Florida health care provider, it does not seem possible that you could lose in court. However, statistics gathered over the last 20 years by researchers from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reveal that this scenario… Read More »

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September Was Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

The thyroid is a vital gland for purposes of hormonal balance within the human body, playing a key role in a person’s metabolism, development, and regulation of bodily functions. Its importance is recognized every year during Thyroid Cancer Awareness Month, which will be a month-long celebration this September 2022. The Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association… Read More »

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Heart Health Numbers For Those At Risk Of Heart Attack

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

Though there are certainly concerns as individuals get older, heart health is important at any age. Statistics compiled by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveal high rates of coronary illness and related conditions, pointing out that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women across the… Read More »

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How Can Cervical Incompetence Lead To Birth Injuries?

By Freidin Brown, P.A. |

A woman’s cervix plays multiple, important roles during pregnancy. It initially serves as support for the growing fetus, and then gradually opens late-term to accommodate the infant moving through the birth canal. Cervical insufficiency is a medical condition that occurs when there are weaknesses or structural defects that affect these functions. According to the… Read More »

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