Researchers estimate that every year in July, there is a turnover rate of 100,000 for hospital personnel. For years people have theorized that this surge of inexperienced healthcare professionals causes what is known as the ‘July Effect’ — a period of subpar medical care. Yet some small sample studies have shown that teaching hospitals are no more dangerous in July than they are in any other month.
However, when the sample size increases, the month of July really is more perilous. To greatly reduce your chances of being a medical malpractice victim, follow the tips below:
Even seasoned physicians sometimes make mistakes. However, when they are caused by negligence and result in injury or death, health care professionals and facilities should be held accountable. If you suffer a medical malpractice injury, a NJ injury lawyer can be your voice.