Michael Stack from Workers’ Comp Resource Center hosted the first Cavalcade of Risk for 2014, full of lots of good risk-related articles. If you’re looking for a really interesting read, I recommend David Williams’ post about medical child abuse and a case that has pitted Boston’s Children’s hospital against a patient’s parents. David links to both parts of the story, and I was intrigued enough to search for an update (hint… nothing appears to be workout out yet). As David points out, you can’t draw any certain conclusions from simply reading news reports, although the Globe articles that he links to are very thorough and seem to be well-researched. Justina Pelletier’s case is heartbreaking to read about, but it’s also an up-close look at the legal complexities that can go hand in hand with very difficult pediatric cases, especially if strong-willed parents are part of the picture. Eye-opening for sure.
About Louise Norris
Louise Norris has been writing about health insurance and healthcare reform since 2006. In addition to the Colorado Health Insurance Insider, she also writes for healthinsurance.org, medicareresources.org, Verywell, Spark by ADP, and Boost by ADP, and Gusto. Follow on twitter and facebook.