Hospital Investigations

Read: 11 Deaths at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center Deemed Suspicious

11 Deaths at Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center Deemed Suspicious

According to an investigation by The Washington Post, three of the deaths have been ruled homicides and a nursing assistant is the person of interest.

Read: 2 West Virginia VA Hospitals Under Investigation

2 West Virginia VA Hospitals Under Investigation

The Beckley VA Medical Center is being investigated for sexual assault allegations after the hospital reported the accusations in June.

Read: Feds: Ex-DeKalb Medical Security Director Stole Over 90 Guns, $20K

Feds: Ex-DeKalb Medical Security Director Stole Over 90 Guns, $20K

The former director of security allegedly ordered dozens of firearms meant for security personnel and sold them for profit.

Read: Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Gunman Opens Fire at Chicago VA Hospital, No Injuries

Witnesses said a man who appeared to be in his 30s or 40s was seen outside the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center carrying an assault rifle.

Read: Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

Newborn Baby Fatally Strangled at Oxnard (Calif.) Hospital

According to police, the baby’s mother and her boyfriend admitted to strangling the baby because they didn’t want to keep him.

Read: S.C. Mental Health Patient Suffocated by Untrained Hospital Staff

S.C. Mental Health Patient Suffocated by Untrained Hospital Staff

Employees sat on the back of a patient — which goes against protocol for restraining a patient — denying oxygen to his organs for four minutes.

Read: Robbery Suspect Injured by 11-Year-Old Escapes UNC Medical Center

Robbery Suspect Injured by 11-Year-Old Escapes UNC Medical Center

The suspect was receiving treatment at UNC Medical Center in Chapel Hill for injuries sustained after the boy hit him in the head with a machete.

Read: Kansas Hospital Pays $250K to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Kansas Hospital Pays $250K to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

The government alleged that Coffey Health System falsely filed claims to Medicare and Medicaid for the $2.2 million it collected in 2012 and 2013.

Read: Illinois Hospital Under Investigation for Baby-cutting, Murder Case

Illinois Hospital Under Investigation for Baby-cutting, Murder Case

Advocate Christ Medical Center is under investigation for not immediately reporting a woman who lied about being the mother of a newborn baby.

Read: Report: More Doctors Stealing Prescriptions, Commonly Opioids

Report: More Doctors Stealing Prescriptions, Commonly Opioids

The report from healthcare compliance analytics platform Protenus found that 94% of diversion incidents involve at least one opioid.

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