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Dallas Hospital’s Organ Transplant Facility Closed Because Of Medical Error

by Staff Blogger | August 28th, 2012

August 28, 2012 Organ transplants at Methodist Medical Center in Dallas were recently halted due to a potentially deadly mistake. According to NBC 5 News, the hospital voluntarily suspended its transplant program after an organ was transplanted into the wrong patient last month. A spokesperson for the hospital stated that the decision to halt all

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Dallas’s Parkland Memorial Receives Another Negative Safety Compliance Report

by Staff Blogger | August 21st, 2012

August 21, 2012 Federal officials who are monitoring efforts at Dallas’s Parkland Memorial Hospital to turn the facilities less than stellar safety record around gave a poor review of the facility recently. According to The Dallas Morning News, the most recent write-up included reports of several serious medical errors that included a botched surgery, medication mistakes,

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Dallas Doctor Accused Of Several Counts Of Medical Malpractice

by Staff Blogger | August 14th, 2012

August 14, 2012 A Dallas, Texas, doctor faces allegations of malpractice after performing illegal injections and botched medical procedures on patients. The Dallas Observer reports the doctor’s record of illegal practices dates back to 2004, when he was caught illegally selling prescription medications over the internet. He was fined $25,000 and was not allowed to

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New Study Shows Hospital Translators Reduce Medical Errors

by fpw | May 8th, 2012

A new study shows that many medical mistakes may occur because of poor communication between patients and attending hospital staff.

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