Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury Lawyers

Federal auditors assail $359 million in Medicare costs for chiropractic care

Federal auditors have found that 80 percent of Medicare spending in a recent year on chiropractic care-some $359 million-was medically unnecessary. The federal insurance program for senior citizens should not have thrown…more
| Government Contracting, Health, Personal Injury

FDA lets medical device-makers report safety woes in lax, secretive ways

Instead of acting as a tough federal watchdog that protects and informs patients about problems with medical devices-from heart valves to drug pumps-the federal Food and Drug Administration all too often has served as an…more
| Administrative Law, Personal Injury, Products Liability

Price hikes and product hype: Big Pharma’s relentless push

Just how rapacious can Big Pharma be? Makers hype more drugs as nation faces opioid drug abuse epidemic - In the face of an epidemic of opioid painkiller abuse, the drug industry’s answer appears to be: push even more…more
| Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics

Stressed out by politics? Many are, with reason. But be informed and vote …

Dutiful sons and daughters may need to see their parents, uncles and aunts, and grandparents, if nothing else to shut off their cable television news, turn off the talk radio, yank them off social media, and put down their…more
| Elections & Politics

S. Dakota high court asked to pry open hospitals’ secret approval of brutal MD

South Dakota’s highest court has been asked to reject hospitals’ attempts to keep secret why a doctor, who also is a convicted burglar with a checkered medical past that could have easily been uncovered, passed a peer review…more
| Civil Procedure, Personal Injury, Professional Malpractice

As Obamacare draws fire, millions more struggle with employer coverage

The Affordable Care Act aka Obamacare has been a vital path into health insurance coverage for millions of Americans. But the Houston Chronicle and other media deserve credit for reminding that most people in this country…more
| Insurance, Labor & Employment Law

You Should Know - October 2016

“You Should Know” Risk and Prevention Guide - Opiate Drug Abuse, Deaths Soar Along with Drug Company Profits - In April, musician and icon Prince died in his home from an accidental overdose of the prescription opioid…more
| Personal Injury

Big Pharma, undeterred, racks up a half-billion dollars in regulator penalties

Big Pharma’s dubious hype of its sometimes risky products marched on last week, with the industry racking up a half-billion in regulator penalties and settlements but no seeming end to its questionable strategies and tactics..…more
| Business Organizations, Health, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone - October 2016

That electronic device in your palm has become more than your best friend. Half the adults around the world have become so addicted to their smart phones that wags say we are a new species: Phono sapiens. Can our phones…more
| Consumer Protection, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Researchers question FDA cancer experts’ ‘revolving door’ with Big Pharma

The numbers are small but the implications significant. A pair of academic researchers has tossed a conflict-of-interest grenade in the laps of the leaders of the federal Food and Drug Administration. Is there too much of a…more
| Administrative Law, Products Liability

As Nobel season opens, a reminder how slowly science actually advances

Just in time for the annual awards of the Nobel prizes, Stat, the online health news site, provides a trenchant reminder that science advances slowly. That’s especially true in medical science. So as international attention…more
| Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

Nursing homes barred from hiding patient harms behind a dubious legal shield

A 100-year-old woman is strangled by her roommate, but a lawsuit against the nursing home gets blocked from court. Another nursing home dodges a suit when a 94-year-old patient suffers an unexplained and fatal head wound. An…more
| Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Personal Injury

FDA, research institutions criticized for trying to control public information

It may sound like inside baseball but it’s not. It’s a critical aspect of how federal bureaucrats who work for us, the taxpayers, need to stop advancing their own agendas, and how they should stop trying to control not only…more
| Communications & Media Law, Science, Computers, & Technology

Ugly details emerge on how Big Pharma fueled painkiller scourge

New information has surfaced about Big Pharma’s relentless campaign to sell the public on prescription, opioid painkillers-powerful, addictive drugs whose wide availability and abuse now has become a killer scourge that claims…more
| Consumer Protection, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology

3 ways to save millions & improve access in the costly U.S. health care system

Yes, the good news is that the number of Americans without health insurance has fallen to new lows. But it’s also true that employers, who still provide the bulk of health care coverage in this country, have shifted increasing…more
| Health
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