Tag Archives: hospital

Distraught father sues Cedars-Sinai Hospital after his wife dies during childbirth

A grieving California man has decided to sue Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Beverly Grove after his wife died during childbirth. Sunday, during an interview with CNN, Charles Johnson recalled that fateful day when doctors assured him and his wife, Kira Dixon-Johnson, that his now 3-year-old son Langston’s birth would be a routine cesarean section. READ MORE:… Read More »

Autonomous Pharmacy: An Industry Movement to Free Hospital Pharmacists | Randy Lipps, CEO, Omnicell

Health Tech Feb 3, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH From the point at which a medication arrives at a hospital’s receiving dock to the time it’s given to a patient, Omnicell systems are relied on to “store it, package it, barcode it, order it, issue it, and charge it.” Now, CEO Randy Lipps wants… Read More »

Getting sleep in the hospital

If you or any of your loved ones has ever been hospitalized, one of the complaints you may have heard about most is how hard it is to sleep in the hospital. There are lots of things about hospital routines that can make things difficult for patients to sleep, besides noise and illness. While some… Read More »

Over 1,100 Patients Sue Hospital After Possible Exposure to HIV, Hepatitis

More than 1,000 patients are part of a class action lawsuit filed against Goshen Hospital in Indiana that claims potential exposure to HIV and hepatitis B and C, reports The Elkhart Truth. In November, the hospital notified 1,182 patients who had surgery between April and September of this year that they might have been exposed… Read More »

You Got a Brain Scan at the Hospital. Someday a Computer May Use It to Identify You.

Thousands of people have received brain scans, as well as cognitive and genetic tests, while participating in research studies. Though the data may be widely distributed among scientists, most participants assume their privacy is protected because researchers remove their names and other identifying information from their records. But could a curious family member identify one… Read More »

Sen. Bernie Sanders Leaves Hospital; Doctors Confirm He Had Heart Attack

SATURDAY, Oct. 5, 2019 — Senator Bernie Sanders left a Las Vegas hospital on Friday after being admitted with chest pains on Tuesday; his presidential campaign is now saying the 78-year-old suffered a heart attack. Sanders experienced chest pain at a campaign event and received two stents to open a blocked artery. He has cancelled… Read More »