Failure to Diagnose, More Common Than You Think

Rush to judgment- means jumping to conclusions without properly weighing all possibilities first. This rush to judgment is becoming a major problem with doctor and hospital malpractice. Hospitals have become big businesses. Part of big businesses is handling many customers or patients and spending as little time as possible with each to increase profitability. Unlike fast-food restaurants, a drive-through mentality is not appropriate for good medical care. Hospitals need to hire enough doctors and staff to be able to spend more time with patients. In particular, physicians should spend more time carefully reviewing their patient’s records and diagnostics. Otherwise, customers/patients will pay the price. Read this article that came out today, ” Getting in Wrong: Everyone Suffers a Wrong or Late Diagnosis“.