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Bill Could Force Facilities to Video Surgeries

Patients given anesthesia would have the choice.

Posted 04/24/15 | 2 comments

Hospital to Pay $4.25 Million After Botched and Unnecessary Bariatric Surgery

Judge rules that the woman didn't meet medical standards to undergo the procedure.

Posted 04/23/15 | 3 comments

Could Coaching Improve Surgical Technique?

Laparoscopist's study examines the value of video replay, individual feedback.

Posted 04/22/15 | Post a comment

Report: Olympus May Have Known About Duodenoscope Problem, Failed to Tell U.S. Providers

Scope maker warned European hospitals about potential risks 2 years ago.

Posted 04/22/15 | Post a comment

News & Notes

Posted 04/20/15 | Post a comment

Drug Mixup Leads to Tragic Consequences

Anesthesiologist mistakenly administered lidocaine instead of Hespan during spine surgery.

Posted 04/15/15 | 3 comments

News & Notes

Posted 04/13/15 | Post a comment

Hep C Outbreak Doc Faces Additional Jail Time

Dipak Desai, MD, also guilty of conspiracy and fraud.

Posted 04/10/15 | Post a comment

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