Monthly Archives: January 2016


Why Some Doctors Get Sued, Why Patients Sue


By David Mittleman Medscape Medical News conducted a survey of four thousand physicians of various specialties to determine trends in medical malpractice lawsuits. The survey was completed in a 10-15 minute anonymous survey by U.S. physicians during the fall of 2015. Medscape published the 2015 report on December 9, 2015. In 2015, fifty-nine percent of [...]

Detroit Auto Show a Glimpse of Our Automotive Future


By David Mittleman The North American International Auto Show – also known as the NAIAS, or, as we like to call it, the Detroit Auto Show – opens to the public today. The event has already been open to media and industry insiders for a few days, so news has been trickling out about advanced [...]

Simultaneous Surgeries – How Big of a Problem are They?


By David Mittleman This past fall, the Boston Globe published a series of stories about a practice known as “concurrent surgery” or “simultaneous surgery,” in which a single surgeon is scheduled to operate on more than one patient at a time. Often, these surgeries result in one patient waiting under anesthesia for a doctor who [...]