Topeka, Kansas


Matthew Bergmann

No Vote On Kansas Medical Malpractice Bill

A Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee passed up the chance to vote on a House drafted bill that would have excluded Kansas physicians and other health professionals from the state’s consumer protection laws. The legislation was in response to the recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling which found that medical professionals fell within the bounds of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act for deceptive…

Staff Writer

Should Video Be Allowed in the Delivery Room?

A recent article in The Kansas City Star highlights the issues associated with having cameras in the delivery room during childbirth. Some hospitals have started banning this practice, fearing that footage and photographs of the actual birth could be used against them in a medical malpractice case. Others say cameras could cause distractions that hinder patient care. However, some doctors and…