Surgical Assistant Catches Nurse Anesthetist Fondling Himself in OR
February 02, 2016, by Shocking and torid claims of sexual abuse and harassment
The cellphone video is part of a lawsuit that allegedly shows a pattern of sexual harassment at a California hospital.
A surgical tech who claims she's the victim of sexual harassment from a CRNA and a surgeon caught one of her tormenters red-handed. Shocking cellphone video made public recently shows nurse anesthetist...
Furious at Administrators, Surgeon Allegedly Threatened to Get Assault Rifle
January 30, 2016, by Police Notice
A Kentucky orthopedic surgeon who repeatedly hinted that he might use an assault rifle to settle his differences with hospital administrators was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and terroristic threats earlier this week, police say. You can view the police report here.
Ted Jefferson, DO, was arrested after a series of...
Even Hopsitals know who to point the finger at after the colon endoscope death outbreak
January 27, 2016, by Administraion
Hospital Sues Olympus Over Duodenoscope Infections
Seattle's Virginia Mason Medical Center, the target of a lawsuit stemming from the death of a 57-year-old patient who was allegedly infected by a non-sterile duodenoscope, has joined with the patient's widow in suing Olympus America.
The patient, Richard Bigler, of Woodway, Wash., was one of 39...
January 25, 2016, by Taylor Spence, Administration
Patients experience adverse outcomes due to medical negligence every day. Although physicians have legitimate worries about being sued, the fact is that fewer than 10% of those patients and families will actually file a malpractice suit. Why do so many patients with valid claims decline to sue physicians and medical institutions?
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Complication rates are higher in surgeons with 20+ years of experience.
January 16, 2016, by Susan Justice
Over the years, research has found that the "sweet spot" in a surgeon's career typically starts after 10 to 15 years in the field. This summer, a study published found that after an initial learning phase, surgeons hit a plateau in their performance from 1 to 15 years into their career,...