Did Hospital Expose Patients To Disease?

Doctors and hospital officials from Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, are notifying 18 neurosurgery patients that they might have been exposed to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, a serious and incurable neurological disorder.

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    ... non-violent direct action is meant to expose the ... to a dieing friend at a hospital or make a ... is now the standard approach for patients ...
    01/15/2015 - 10:09 am | View Link
  • Are you getting too many CT scans? 3 questions to ask before you get ... - NBCNews.com
    ... a third of CT scans are not necessary and needlessly expose patients to radiation, according ... a chest CT scan done at one hospital may give ...
    01/15/2015 - 4:39 am | View Link
  • Radiation risk: 3 questions to ask before you get a CT scan - NBCNews.com
    ... a third of CT scans are not necessary and needlessly expose patients to radiation, according ... a chest CT scan done at one hospital may give ...
    01/15/2015 - 4:34 am | View Link
  • Medfield High's Jack Cadigan is SI's Jan. High School Athlete of the ... - SI.com
    ... and finally a rib spreader to expose the organ ... Forced to spend a week recuperating in the hospital while elderly cardiac patients in the ...
    01/14/2015 - 1:16 pm | View Link
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    Newlywed Dies of Sepsis After Getting Flu - ABC News
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  • Labour's private hospital stitch-up: Shocking evidence of how the Left sabotaged NHS success story
    doctor who is would-be Labour MP helped shape critical report and lead inspector was opponent of privatisation The hard-hitting report minces few words in its expose of a failing hospital, where patients are routinely mistreated, care is scandalously ...
    01/16/2015 - 7:23 pm | View Link
  • From the archives: Crownsville State Hospital
    Patients suffered from headaches and vomiting until the brain ... Efforts by the NAACP and a 1949 expose in The Baltimore Sun, “Maryland’s Shame,” spotlighted the dire conditions at the hospital in mid-20th century. Conditions began to improve ...
    01/15/2015 - 7:32 am | View Link
  • Did Hospital Expose Patients To HIV, Hepatitis?
    South Nassau Counties Hospital is warning thousands of patients of possible blood contamination, including serious diseases such as HIV and hepatitis. In a letter to patients, hospital officials say that a single-use insulin pen may have been reused with ...
    01/11/2015 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Angioplasty patients readmitted more at 2 Westchester hospitals
    Public and private insurers are increasing pressure on hospitals to prevent costly readmissions that also expose patients to other dangers, including infections. A White Plains Hospital spokeswoman said the data in the story is from the early days of the ...
    09/6/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Link
  • Stolen Computers Expose 1,213 Elliot Hospital Patients' Data
    New Hampshire's Elliot Hospital recently acknowledged [PDF] that patient data may have been exposed when four computer workstations were stolen from an employee's car (h/t Becker's Hospital CIO). The computers, which were stolen while they were being ...
    05/28/2014 - 4:22 am | View Link
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  • Is this the most shaming hospital care scandal ever ...
    One of Britain’s most shocking hospital scandals in which dementia patients died after cruel abuse by nurses is exposed today. Elderly patients at an NHS hospital ...
    01/24/2015 - 11:22 am | View Website
  • VA hospital may have infected 1,800 veterans with HIV ...
    A Missouri VA hospital is under fire because it may have exposed more than 1,800 veterans to life-threatening diseases such as hepatitis and HIV.
    01/24/2015 - 6:15 am | View Website
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  • Patient possibly exposed to Ebola due at Nebraska hospital ...
    The patient, who was not identified, was expected to arrive at the Biocontainment Unit at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha via private ...
    01/4/2015 - 12:48 am | View Website
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