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Important points about hospital falls

Falls in the hospital may seem like something that should never happen, but the reality is they occur all too often. The worst thing is that most are completely preventable. At Marzella & Associates, we understand that if you suffer a fall during a hospital stay,...

What are the most common birth injuries?

As you go through your pregnancy, you likely have concerns regarding the possibility that your baby will sustain an injury during the birthing process. Per the Birth Injury Guide, only 3% of American births result in a birth injury to the baby. In addition, the vast...

Understanding the most common medical errors

Patients, whether it is in-patient or out-patient care, trust that their healthcare team in Pennsylvania will do no harm. While most medical providers do their best during the course of care, mistakes do happen, and many errors are preventable. According to the...

How can I choose the right nursing home?

If you have an elderly loved one in your care, at some point you may need to find a nursing home to provide a higher level of attention. While this can be a challenging decision, it may be in the best interest of your family member, especially when experiencing the...

Are e-prescriptions helping to reduce errors?

One of the most common medical mistakes is a prescription error. There have always been jokes about the horrible handwriting of doctors, but in reality, horrible handwriting could have devastating consequences. If a pharmacist or other medical professional cannot read...