The instant replay has been helping sports stars improve their game for years. So, why can't doctors use the same technology to help physicians make fewer mistakes in the operating room (OR)? A study out of Toronto University seeks to answer that question, and its findings could make the OR a much safer place to visit.
The trial had dragged on far longer than anyone had anticipated, and it seemed that the case was finally winding down. The doctor at the center of the case had just finished denying the validity of an electronic medical record discrepancy when the plaintiff called a surprise witness. However, that witness would never take the stand, and the subsequent verdict would take one paraplegic all the way to the Court of Appeals of Georgia.
In 2008, a 15-year-old Ohio girl was victimized by the pastor of her church. The man was immediately arrested and plead guilty to the charges. He was sentenced to eight years in prison for his crime, but information soon surfaced that the church may have played a part in the man's crimes.