Blast from the past….
If a doctor makes a wrong diagnosis with a patient, and that patient dies as a result, the result is invariably a malpractice lawsuit. If a simple operation goes awry, then an investigation usually follows, and if the doctor is shown to be at fault, then again, a malpractice lawsuit follows. This is why doctors pay upward of $50k a year in malpractice insurance fees. Although it’s sad that such a practice is necessary, it does ensure some accountability on the part of any person who is considered a professional. Continue reading “Accountability”