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2021 Patient Safety Awareness Week

2021 Patient Safety Awareness Week

Patient Safety Awareness Week 2021 brings focus to the work of health care organizations and personnel to maintain the safety of patients. Working toward zero harm should be the aim of all hospitals, clinics, doctors, nurses, and other healthcare workers, and Patient Safety Week helps everyone focus on this important consideration. Unfortunately, preventable medical errors […]

Cliff Rieders’ Role in the History of the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority

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The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PSA) is a world-renowned, independent state agency collecting information on patient safety from Pennsylvania healthcare facilities, which was intended to make state residents safer. Mr. Rieders was the President of the Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania the year the law creating the PSA was debated. He was also part of the […]

Medical Malpractice

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE-CERTIFICATE OF MERIT-CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY Cuneo v. UPMC, Pa. No. 21-0717 (C.P. Lycoming March 3, 2022) (Linhardt, J.). Plaintiff commenced this case by filing a Complaint on July 20, 2021 against UPMC, a number of related corporate defendants (collectively the “Corporate Defendants”) and Defendant Sean T. MacMillen (“MacMillen”). Plaintiff alleges she was diagnosed with bipolar […]