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When Doctors Use Artificial Intelligence in Medicine are They Increasing the Risk of Misdiagnosis?

September 11th, 2018

By Zach Christiansen of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana. Misdiagnosis is one of the costliest forms of medical malpractice for both doctors and patients. According to Radiology Business, 80 percent of radiology malpractice claims stem from failure to diagnose. Alarmingly, the cost to patients for these failures is high. 80% of these missed diagnoses can lead to permanent injury or death in the patients affected. When humans and technology interact to lead to diagnosis, the potential for error can be higher, and the consequences for error can sometimes be great. While radiology is an established diagnostic tool, doctors are increasingly turning to artificial intelligence to help them make......

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Medical malpractice: $28 milion judgment appealed by hospital

September 10th, 2018

Medical malpractice: $28 milion judgment appealed by hospital On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, September 10, 2018. Despite a $28 million judgment in a patient’s favor, legal battles and hearings continue to occur, and the patient has not seen any money from the hospital accused in the lawsuit. The case has been held up due to the hospital’s appeal of the judgment. In addition, hearings must occur to discuss how and when payments may be made. Although it may seem like a lengthy process, Louisiana patients who have suffered similar medical malpractice may receive the financial assistance needed for medical care with the help of......

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Woman awarded $2.4 million after birth injury

September 6th, 2018

Woman awarded $2.4 million after birth injury On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Thursday, September 6, 2018. When an injury occurs during the childbirth process, people in Louisiana may assume that the damage only occurs for the child. While there are several health risks for a baby, mothers can also suffer a birth injury. Recently, a jury issued a verdict in favor of a mother who claims to have suffered unnecessary harm due to the care of her obstetrician, and she was awarded $2.4 million. During childbirth, the mother suffered a rare uterine rupture. A uterine rupture places both the mother and baby at risk for complications......

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