Patient Safety

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Morcellator Opponent Amy Reed, MD, Succumbs to Cancer

Dr. Reed led a years-long campaign to expose the hazards posed by power morcellators.

Posted 05/26/17 | Post a comment

Judge Awards $88K to Surgeon "Forced Out" for Double-Booking Complaints

Neurosurgeon James Holsapple, MD, alleged he was pressured to leave his job at Upstate University Hospital because he voiced safety concerns over a spine surgeon being permitted to book concurrent surgeries in multiple ORs.

Posted 05/26/17 | Post a comment

Male Nurse Charged With Sexual Assault at Atlanta Endo Center

Michael Morgan, RN, allegedly fondled the breasts of 2 anesthetized patients. Police say there may be more victims.

Posted 05/18/17 | 1 comment

Thinking of Buying ... Medication Safety Products and Devices

It's time to stop blaming, and start implementing available solutions.

Posted 05/08/17 | Eugene R. Viscusi, MD | Post a comment

If You See Something, Say Something

Every member of the surgical team has a responsibility to speak up when patients might be harmed.

Posted 05/08/17 | Daniel Cook, Executive Editor | Post a comment

Safety Starts at the Top

Leadership is the first key to prevention.

Posted 04/06/17 | Bill Donahue, Senior Editor | 1 comment

6 Lessons Our (Near Miss) Medication Error Taught Us

Injecting a patient with local anesthetic instead of contrast dye was a blessing in disguise.

Posted 04/06/17 | Catherine Dutton, MSN, RN, CNOR; Diane Betti, MSN, RN, CNOR, CSPDT, ST | 2 comments

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