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July 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

Plastic Surgeon Faces Malpractice Allegations

For a Kentucky patient, an SSI wasn't the only post-op complication.

Published: July 24, 2014

Nurse Who Wears Hearing Aids Alleges Job Discrimination

Was hospital's treatment of hearing-impaired RN who complained of loud OR music discrimination or discipline?

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

» Read all news items from June 2014

May 2014

Calif. Voters to Decide Whether Docs Should Be Drug-Tested

Initiative will appear on this November's ballot.

Published: May 19, 2014

Florida Ophthalmologist Facing Medicare Fraud Charges

Federal authorities say he performed $7 million worth of sham laser surgeries and follow-up care.

Published: May 8, 2014

Study: ASCs More Efficient, Less Costly

They'll play crucial role in meeting increased demand.

Published: May 6, 2014

» Read all news items from May 2014

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