Medication Errors

Request Your Free Consultation

Prescription Data Mining Could Lead to Drug Errors

What if you discovered that pharmaceutical companies are keeping tabs on the drugs that your doctor is prescribing you?  Pharmaceutical companies have been watching the prescribing habits of thousands of physicians and are using this information for sales and marketing purposes.  As you can imagine,…

Read More

1.5 Million People Injured Every Year by Drug Errors

Most patients are not familiar with the prescription drugs and dosages that should be used to treat medical conditions.  That is why we rely on doctors to prescribe the most appropriate drug and in the correct dosage.  When we are in the hospital, we also…

Read More

Drug Mix-ups Harm 1 in 15 Hospitalized Children

Medicine mix-ups, accidental overdoses and bad drug reactions that harm hospitalized children have gotten more publicity since the case involving Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins in 2007.  Quaid’s twins were given 1,000 times the common dosage of a blood thinner at the hospital.  This case is…

Read More