Two lawsuits claim that at least five patients died at SUNY Downstate Medical Center amid boozing doctors, under-staffing and negligence. The Brooklyn, New York, hospital says patient safety is a priority.
Daily Mail. Sun, 26 Jan 2020 21:01:05 GMT.
The rule was intended to protect health care workers who refuse to assist in procedures like abortion because of religious or moral beliefs. Plaintiffs argue the rule could put patient safety at risk.
Selena Simmons-duffin. NPR. Mon, 01 Jul 2019 15:30:59 -0400.
The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc put profits over patient safety by bribing doctors to prescribe an addictive fentanyl spray, fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, a federal prosecutor said on Thursday at the end of a landmark trial.
Reuters. Thu, 04 Apr 2019 16:13:45 -0400.
All hospitals in downtown Louisville will see a cut in Medicare reimbursements based on patient safety data the hospital's provided to the federal government. But the hospitals argue that the data lags the current state of hospital safety.
Chris Larson. American City Business Journals. Fri, 08 Mar 2019 15:45:04 +0000.
A former top Phoenix prosecutor has quit an internal investigation into patient safety at a health care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and later gave birth.
Terry Tang. Fox News. Fri, 01 Mar 2019 23:32:23 GMT.