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Delaware Jury Awards $3 Million in Birth Injury Case

Amari Broughton-Fleming had a difficult entry into the world. Doctors induced his delivery, then found his shoulder was trapped behind his mother’s pelvis. A doctor was able to dislodge the arm, tugging on Amari’s head in a swift downward motion, and he was born healthy at 8 pounds, 13 ounces. Except for his right arm. … Continue reading Delaware Jury Awards $3 Million in Birth Injury Case

4,800 Women Sue Over Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer

The article below is a repost of a New York Times article found here, written by Tiffany Hsu. Deane Berg of Sioux Falls, S.D., was the first to go to trial after suing Johnson & Johnson over accusations that its talcum powder products caused her ovarian cancer. A jury found the company negligent but did … Continue reading 4,800 Women Sue Over Johnson’s Baby Powder and Cancer

JHM Research, Readmissions Reduction & SHM Members Make HM News

­SHM & Hospital Medicine in the News: September 14 – 28, 2017 Check out the latest hospital medicine and SHM-related stories in mainstream and healthcare news. For the full stories, click on the links below: SHM Board member Danielle Scheurer, MD, SFHM, MSCR and research from the Journal of Hospital Medicine were mentioned in an…[Read … Continue reading JHM Research, Readmissions Reduction & SHM Members Make HM News

Cultivating Women Leaders in Healthcare #WIMmonth #ThisIsWhatADoctorLooksLike

On my way home from Scotland, I had a moment to watch a movie while my daughter was caught up in the encore adventures of Moana. I stumbled upon Hidden Figures, the story of the African American women at NASA who helped launch John Glenn into space, relaunching the nation’s space program. These women were…[Read … Continue reading Cultivating Women Leaders in Healthcare #WIMmonth #ThisIsWhatADoctorLooksLike