Posts Tagged "hospital negligence"

Tips to Protect Yourself From Hospital Negligence

Posted on Jun 30, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Wednesday, June 30, 2010 By Dr. Manny Alvarez There have been a number of published reports this year about staff several VA hospitals using unsterilized equipment and exposing their patients to infectious diseases. The most recent occurred at the John Cochran VA Medical Center in St. Louis. Tuesday, the hospital sent out letters to 1,800 veterans who had been treated recently for dental work, and said that the patients may have come in contact with HIV or hepatitis B and C because of instruments that were not cleaned properly. Congressman Russ Carnahan is launching a federal investigation...

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