On March 28, Philly.com reported that Crozer-Chester Medical Center was cited using dirty medical equipment. Surgical staff used an improperly cleaned endoscope during a surgical procedure, leaving the patient open to a potential surgical infection.
Endoscopes are tubular instruments used to look at various organs inside
Adoption is a life changing event. The process affects many lives: The adoptive parents, the birth parents, and the child that is being adopted. In addition to the willingness of the new parents to welcome the child into their family, the birth parents may be
Bus accidents can be fatal and catastrophic. And in many cases, they are preventable. Especially when the accident is caused by distracted driving.
On March 31, a pick-up truck crossed the center line of a two-lane road and collided with a church minibus on a rural
The report of an elderly New York woman who was killed by a dog she recently adopted, has served as a reminder of the potential risk and severity of dog bite injuries.
The 75-year old intended to return the Mastiff to the ASPCA because he was
On February 1, The Pennsylvania Senate voted 48 to 0 in favor of Senate Bill 261 which would extend the statute of limitations for child sex abuse victims, Philly Voice reported.
Under current law, child sex abuse victims can file a criminal lawsuit until 12 years
The National Academy for State Health Policy recently commissioned a report detailing Pennsylvania’s adverse event reporting system for medical malpractice events. Pennsylvania medical malpractice incidents are reported through a hospital adverse event reporting system. The Pennsylvania Adverse Event Reporting System (system) collects data on medical errors
It’s the start of a new year. Many people see a new year as a time to make improvements or resolve to complete important tasks. At least 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s resolutions. Losing weight is the most common resolution, according to Statistics
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) assembled the Pennsylvania Autonomous Vehicle Testing Policy Task Force to create a framework for highly autonomous vehicles, (HAV) also known as “self-driving cars”. Pennsylvania required the framework to balance public safety with innovation, according to TruckingInfo.com. Proper testing of HAVs could lead