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State Urges Patients to Seek Second Opinion on Mammograms Performed At Deficient Imaging Centers Which Pose “Serious Risk to Human Health”

Mammogram Procedure

American College of Radiology cites facility’s practice posed a “serious risk to human health” SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) is urging patients of Hoffman MRI, also known as Hoffman Imaging and Medical Center, and formerly known as Hope Imaging, 2500 W. Higgins Road Suite 830 in Hoffman Estates, to consult their physician […]
Medical Devices + Medical Malpractice + Patient Safety

FDA wants input from surgeons regarding robotic surgery devices

Chicago patients may understand that surgery comes with risks, but patients also understand that certain types of risks can be avoided. A patient should never suffer injuries because a doctor performed the wrong surgery or surgery on the wrong body part. And a patient should never suffer disabling or life-threatening injuries if complications do arise […]
Medical Devices

Doctors End FDA Stent Study After Finding It Increases Strokes

A study has found that a stent approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration intended to prevent strokes in high-risk patients actually increased the occurrence of strokes after it was placed. Accordingly, testing of the stent was immediately stopped to avoid the risk of further harm caused by the potentially defective product. According to […]
Medical Devices

Medical-Device Errors And Change In Daylight Savings Time

I personally prefer to have more light in the morning than in the evening. But our government didn’t consult me when they started Daylight Savings Time earlier than usual. This change will not only impact my sleep patterns, but more seriously may skew many Calendar Software programs (you should double check all appointment times for […]
Medical Devices

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