Anesthesiologist files false claim suit in relation to concurrent surgery

An former MGH anesthesiologist has filed a false claims act suit in relations to concurrent surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital. The practice, described as dangerous in a long Boston Globe series,  has been defended by MGH as "an important method of managing busy operating rooms" that is widely used. According to the Globe, the anesthesiologist's suit … Continue reading Anesthesiologist files false claim suit in relation to concurrent surgery

Best in the biz in new book on medical errors

We’re saps for top ten lists, even though we find the gimmick annoying. But, we are big fans of Joe and Terry Graedon. We’ve been following both the print and radio versions of “The People’s Pharmacy” since our days in the NC’s Research Triangle. They offer solid advice about meds and also know the difference … Continue reading Best in the biz in new book on medical errors

Hoping every week is patient safety week

Here at BHN, we don't go much for National... Fill in the Blank...Week. But, we offer this video on patient safety by the Boston-based National Patients Safety Foundation anyway.