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Patient Safety

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.

Read: Arizona Pushes for Video Surveillance in Long-term Care Facilities

Arizona Pushes for Video Surveillance in Long-term Care Facilities

After a rape incident last month at a Phoenix hospital, the state is now pushing for video surveillance in common areas.

Read: Security Guard Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Patient

Security Guard Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Sleeping Patient

The Springs Memorial Hospital security guard was fired and arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman during his shift.

Read: UPDATE: Hacienda HealthCare Nurse Arrested After Vegetative Patient Gives Birth

UPDATE: Hacienda HealthCare Nurse Arrested After Vegetative Patient Gives Birth

Nathan Sutherland was arrested on Tuesday after a Phoenix police crime lab determined his DNA sample matched the baby’s DNA.

Read: Lawsuit: Non-verbal, Immobile Pensacola Cluster Patient Raped, Impregnated

Lawsuit: Non-verbal, Immobile Pensacola Cluster Patient Raped, Impregnated

The lawsuit claims the woman, who was a patient at Pensacola Cluster for over seven years, had injuries consistent with rape.

Read: Healthcare Facility Security Planning for Patient Surge Events

Healthcare Facility Security Planning for Patient Surge Events

This presentation will detail security sensitive areas common to most healthcare facilities and the challenges faced when a public health emergency occurs resulting in a sudden influx of people requiring emergency treatment, also known as a patient surge event.

Read: Muslim Family Claims Discrimination at Virginia Hospital, Staff Calls Them ‘Scary’

Muslim Family Claims Discrimination at Virginia Hospital, Staff Calls Them ‘Scary’

While at the hospital celebrating the birth of a newborn baby, hospital staff allegedly threatened to kick the family out.

Read: Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Hacker Gets 10 Years for DDoS Attack on Children’s Hospitals

Martin Gottesfeld hacked into the Boston Children’s Hospital IT system in protest of the treatment of a patient, Justina Pelletier.

Read: A Moose Walks Into a Hospital…No, This Isn’t the Start of a Bad Joke

A Moose Walks Into a Hospital…No, This Isn’t the Start of a Bad Joke

A non-threatening moose walked into the hospital in Anchorage and began eating plants in the lobby before leaving the building on its own.

Read: Lancaster General Cited for Not Reporting Patient Abuse Allegations

Lancaster General Cited for Not Reporting Patient Abuse Allegations

One incident involved a pulmonary therapist who allegedly touched a patient’s genitals while also touching his own exposed genitals.

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