Failure to diagnose is one form of medical malpractice, but so is failure to inform the patient about medical test results and provide the appropriate treatment.
It is interesting to see how unforeseen events can dramatically change a person's viewpoint. We read recently of the administrator of a Texas hospital northeast of San Antonio has come to understand the plight of victims of doctor negligence.
Medical malpractice takes many forms, and like other hospitals, VA medical centers are not immune to errors that harm patients. In fact, we've discussed multiple kinds of VA medical malpractice in recent months:
If you are scheduled for surgery at a Veterans Affairs hospital on your back, heart or brain, you are among the patients most likely to have a double-booked surgeon. What is that, you wonder. A doctor who bills twice?