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Patient Safety

Read: Trump Administration Lowers Nursing Home Fines

Trump Administration Lowers Nursing Home Fines

Reducing the penalties may give nursing homes less incentive to fix dangerous practices that could potentially harm elderly patients.

Read: 48 Mount Carmel Nurses Reported to Board After 29 Patient Deaths

48 Mount Carmel Nurses Reported to Board After 29 Patient Deaths

The Ohio Attorney General’s office says the nurses did not question a doctor’s excessive dosages of fentanyl, which likely caused the patients’ deaths.

Read: Northwestern Memorial Fires 60 Employees for Accessing Celebrity’s Records

Northwestern Memorial Fires 60 Employees for Accessing Celebrity’s Records

The former employees say they were fired for inappropriately accessing ‘Empire’ actor Jussie Smollett’s medical records, which many are denying.

Read: Update: 21 LGBTQ Students Sue USC, Sexual Health Physician

Update: 21 LGBTQ Students Sue USC, Sexual Health Physician

The students’ allegations against USC and the school’s physician include sexual battery, gender violence, sexual harassment, negligence and fraud.

Read: Rush Hospital Data Breach Exposes 45,000 Patients’ Personal Information

Rush Hospital Data Breach Exposes 45,000 Patients’ Personal Information

A data breach back in January exposed the personal information, including Social Security numbers, of thousands of patients at this Chicago hospital.

Read: Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

Patient Shoots ER Doctor at West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

The ER doctor says he saw a man in a wheelchair with a gun at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center and knew he had to act.

Read: Community Health System to Pay $4.5M in HIPAA Breach Lawsuit

Community Health System to Pay $4.5M in HIPAA Breach Lawsuit

Community Health System agreed to the settlement following a data breach in 2014 that compromised millions of patient’s information.

Read: Loyola Medical Center Officers Get Creative to Help Patient with Autism

Loyola Medical Center Officers Get Creative to Help Patient with Autism

Safety officers at Loyola University Medical Center are being praised for helping a man who became aggressive due to a paradoxical reaction to a medication.

Read: Hackers Are Selling Patient Data for as Little as $1 on Dark Web

Hackers Are Selling Patient Data for as Little as $1 on Dark Web

On the dark web, Social Security numbers are sold for approximately $1 while credit card information is priced at about $110.

Read: USC Settles with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

USC Settles with Ex-Gynecologist’s Sexual Abuse Victims for $215M

Hundreds of students and alumni have come forward to accuse former gynecologist Dr. George Tyndall of sexual misconduct during physical exams.

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