Category Archives: Consent

Submit your story to break the silence

Please consider submitting your story if you have experienced abuse at the hands of medical professionals during childbirth. I know that it is difficult to break the silence about these experiences, but it is important to let others know that … Continue reading

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It takes more than data

Medical care providers in the past have faced the challenge of trying to provide adequate care based on inadequate data. Now that they have billions of bytes of data, the challenge is more complex and not necessarily any easier. Each year hundreds of … Continue reading

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NY hospital sued over forced c-section

A lawsuit was filed last month against Staten Island University Hospital and an OB/GYN practice there. The suit has grabbed attention for its focus on patient rights to autonomy and informed consent, rights that can be difficult to define and … Continue reading

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