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August 2014

Doctor Fined $2,500 for Trigger Release Gaffe

Hand specialist operates on the incorrect finger.

Published: August 14, 2014

At More Than $200K a Year, Surgeons Are Highest Earners

Healthcare-related fields dominate the top 10.

Published: August 13, 2014

Drug Maker Introduces 10 mL Propofol

Smaller portions reduce waste and support safety.

Published: August 12, 2014

Medical and Legal Relief for OR Nurse

Missouri court upholds award after nurse's OR fall and treatment ordeal.

Published: August 8, 2014

Surgeon Fights "Butcher" Slur in Defamation Lawsuit

A chiropractor allegedly badmouthed the orthopod to a patient planning surgery.

Published: August 7, 2014

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July 2014

Canadian Hospital Sued Over Improperly Cleaned Retractor

147 bariatric patients may have been exposed to bioburden on retractor.

Published: July 31, 2014

Sedate By Day, Pimp By Night

Seattle-area anesthesiologist reportedly caught with cash and hookers at residential brothels.

Published: July 29, 2014

W.Va. Pain Physician Benched For Unsafe Practices

Dr. Chalifoux reused syringes, didn't wear mask

Published: July 28, 2014

Suit Claims Hospital Altered Consent Form in Disfigured Penis Case

Anesthesiologist says surgeon switch left her husband disfigured.

Published: July 28, 2014

Shooter Opens Fire at Philadelphia-Area Hospital

Update: 1 dead, 2 injured in violent attack.

Published: July 24, 2014

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June 2014

Anesthesiologist Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the University of Rochester

Doron Feldman, MD, cashed in on fake invoices with help from the inside.

Published: June 27, 2014

Same-Day Surgery's Overnight Expansion

A Maryland ASC sees advantages in extended recoveries for ambulatory patients.

Published: June 26, 2014

Woman Awakens During Gall Bladder Surgery, Dies from Heart Failure

Jury agrees she should have been intubated, awards $7.9 million.

Published: June 23, 2014

Left Behind for 4 Years: Sponge Leads to Misery, Litigation

Patient says she was repeatedly misdiagnosed.

Published: June 20, 2014

Was Nurse Fired for Reporting a Sexual Assault?

She's sued the hospital where the alleged incident took place.

Published: June 17, 2014

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