Northwestern Study Finds Restricting Surgical Residents' Hours Doesn't Improve Quality of Care

When restrictions were imposed upon the number of hours surgical…

Surgeon Disciplined for Wrong Site Surgery Error

When a federal inmate underwent surgery two years ago to remove…

UK Hospital Accused of Covering Up Surgeon's Mistakes

Officials at Frimley Park Hospital in the United Kingdom are…

Joint Commission Release Top Causes for Four Common Surgical Errors

Recently, the Joint Commission released data that covers a ten…

Failure to Treat Surgical Infection Leads to $2.3 Million Verdict

We all know infection is a possible consequence of any surgical…

Surgical Error at Tufts Medical Center Results in Death and Change

When 74-year-old Carolyn Carcerano entered Tufts Medical Center…

Botched Hip Replacement Surgery Yields $425,000 Settlement

Any surgical procedure carries a certain risk of infection. This…

Jury Returns $534,000 Verdict After a Patient Has Surgery with Unsterile Surgical Tools

This is the "never" of all "never" events. Never events are classified…

Botched Hernia Operation Yields $12 Million Malpractice Jury Verdict

A Connecticut woman who had undergone a routine hernia operation…