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
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