Illinois Struggling with Nursing Home Complaints

The United States Department of Health and Human Resources is in charge of overseeing the administration of health care in the U.S.  It distributes funds for patient care to healthcare facilities, including Nursing Homes through Medicare payments (the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, otherwise known as "CMS").  As part of its oversight, it monitors [...]

Medical Errors Persist

PATIENTS HAVE THE RIGHT TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT TREATMENT A new Survey released by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (in conjunction with NORC at University of Chicago) reveals that 21% of Americans experienced medical errors personally. Beyond that 31% of respondents reported that someone whose medical care they were personally involved with experienced a medical [...]

Do’s & Don’ts after a Car Crash

  Car Accident Do's: 1.Take Pictures.  Take pictures of all cars involved in the accident as soon as possible after the collision.  Take pictures from multiple angles and multiple distances.  Take pictures of the roadway, any skid marks and any debris on the roadway.  Take pictures of applicable street signs such as stop signs, no-turn [...]