Most people in Rhode Island have heard some stories about others who have experienced serious medical errors. The effects of these experiences can be emotionally traumatizing as well as physically debilitating or even life-threatening. Medical mistakes that involve surgeries can even make patients hesitant about ever undergoing another surgical treatment in the future.
People in Rhode Island have seen a dramatic increase in the use of wearable devices over the past few years. This trend has been experienced around the nation and is part of the country’s continued focus on how to improve people’s health while making use of technology. But, can wearables be more than they are today? If they can, what would that look like?
Whether you are pregnant with your first, second or fifth baby, you should be able to enjoy the nine months of your pregnancy with joy and anticipation. Like other expectant parents in Rhode Island, it is also important for you to be aware of some of the complications that may develop during a pregnancy in order to keep you and your baby safe.
Rhode Island residents naturally want to understand the scary and potentially dangerous world of medical malpractice. Nobody wants to become the victim of a medical error or to have their family member suffer from a preventable mistake made by a health care provider. A study led by Boston Children’s Hospital took a look at how communication between physicians may impact errors. The results were quite interesting.