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Chris Nace

Kids & Rideshare: Ignoring the Rules Could Put Your Children at Risk.

Recent undercover investigative reports by leading news outlets show a disturbing trend among rideshare companies: All too often, drivers are willing to break company rules that are in place to ensure passenger safety—specifically those concerning underage youths traveling without adult […]

Chris Nace

Advances in Brain Assessment Improve Care for Stroke Victims

Currently, brain scans are used to show doctors if a stroke has occurred in a patient. However, a new computer program in development will be able to tell doctors just how healthy a brain is after a stroke. The predictive […]

Matthew Nace

How the Public Duty Doctrine Plays a Role in Tragedies Like the Parkland Shooting

As the weeks have started to pass on the horrific shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, we have seen a massive grass roots effort by the students themselves to strengthen school safety that is sweeping the nation, we […]

Chris Nace

Congress Seeks Answers amidst VA Malpractice Claims

The Veterans Affairs Health Administration is America’s largest integrated healthcare system, with close to 1,300 healthcare facilities—including 170 medical centers—that serve 9 million enrolled veterans each year. Yet, negligence and malpractice committed on behalf of the VA is a long-standing […]

Chris Nace

Problematic Hospital Fires Doctor Who Pointed Out Issues

Dr. Julian Craig has practiced internal and pulmonary medicine for almost 30 years, he is a past president of the Medical Society of D.C. and he has overseen clinical care as the chief medical officer at United Medical Center (UMC) […]

Chris Nace

Personal Data: What’s Being Done to Protect Us from Another Equifax Disaster?

As the world becomes more advanced and consumers become more invested in technology, there has been a greater increase in the number of data breaches involving consumer information. While we posted a blog discussing the ramifications of the Equifax breach […]

Matthew Nace

Equifax Breached: 143 Million Could Be Affected

It seems in today’s age of digital information data breaches are becoming an everyday occurrence. Whether the breaches are involved in political scandals or simply identity theft rackets, the consequences can be devastating. Today, news has surfaced that millions of […]

Chris Nace

Hospital Fails to Notify Family of Patient’s Death for over a Week

Troubles are nothing new for Washington D.C.’s only public hospital, United Medical Center. Just last month, I wrote a post about how their obstetrics department was shut down by the health department until they could show improvements. Now the healthcare […]

Chris Nace

Worries about School Safety Wane for First Time since Sandy Hook Incident

August is a time when most young children around the nation go back to school, and, for the first time since 2012, parents will be less worried about their safety. According to a recent Gallup poll, only 25 percent of […]

Chris Nace

Health Department Suspends Obstetric License for United Medical Center in D.C.

On Tuesday, August 7th, the D.C. Department of Health ordered United Medical Center (UMC) to stop delivering babies and offering prenatal care for the next 90 days. This is an unfortunate turn of events as the hospital is the only […]