Navigation Links
Medical Holocaust in U.S.: Who in the Health Cares?
Date:9/10/2009

CHICAGO, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Lenore Janecek, President, SAVE THE PATIENT:

Is anyone listening? As this debate rages on about medical reform, patient safety organizations, those of us at the front each and every day, we do not hear about what is happening to the people from the senseless health care devastation throughout our country right now.

Two million people in the U.S. died needlessly in the past ten years from preventable medical error and 200,000 more of us will die this year unnecessarily because half of the medical community won't be washing their hands, or their equipment, or taking out catheters, or operating on the correct body part, or handing out the right medications, or infecting the patients with germs they have brought from hospital clothes worn out in the streets. How much money is spent because of these careless practices, as well as because of overuse, misuse, and abuse by our health care system?

Let's have a true debate. What is the value of a human life? Is it worth a hand washing? Will it be possible to alleviate medical malpractice suits when the medical community adopts safety measures that have proven to lessen infections 70-100%? Will our government and the medical communities have a mandated discipline policy and transparency, rather than lie and deny? Why can't we find out more about the costs of care, the error rates and deaths reported? Why hasn't the Illinois law, co-sponsored by then State Senator Obama, for reporting infection and adverse events not been implemented as passed nearly six years ago? Why, after years of trying, is there no national law mandating patient safety in the USA?

If it were not for the heroes/heroines in the patient safety movement, those who have lost children, spouses, moms and dads in this senseless medical holoca
'/>"/>

SOURCE SAVE THE PATIENT
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Symmetry Medical to Present at UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
2. National Hispanic Medical Association Supports Universal Health Coverage
3. Inverness Medical Innovations Announces September Investor Conference Schedule
4. Solta Medical Launches illumiNATION tour in U.S. and Europe to Introduce New Thermage CPT(TM) and Fraxel re:store(R) Dual Systems
5. U.S. Leadership in Medical Innovation Depends on Education and Immigration Policy, Say Experts at Capitol Hill Briefing on Education & Immigration: Building Blocks of Innovation
6. Cantel Medical Corp. to Present at the UBS Global Life Sciences Conference
7. Kapstone Medical Acquires Exclusive License to New Orthopedic Technology
8. SourceMedical Driving ASC Electronic Health Record Adoption through Compliance Guarantee and Financing Program
9. President Obamas Medical Malpractice Proposal Will Hurt Patients and Dump More Costs On Taxpayers
10. Select Medical Holdings Corporation Commences Initial Public Offering of Common Stock
11. U.S. Chamber Encourages Obama to Propose Meaningful Medical Liability Reforms in Speech to Congress
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/25/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay ... of youth" drug that can delay the effects of aging ... suggests. Seniors received a significant boost to their immune ... pathway linked to aging and immune function, researchers with the ... a version of the drug rapamycin, improved the seniors, immune ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Aliso Viejo, California (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 ... the release of ProFire 5k. A fully customizable business ... X . , “Adding the ProFire 5k business tool, ... style” Said Christina Austin, CEO of Pixel Film Studios. ... the look and style to add professionalism to a ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... December 25, 2014 AlignLife of Wauwatosa ... to afford certain items. During the holiday season, AlignLife looks ... over 70 toys," says Dr. Sara Mahalko-Leonhardt, owner of AlignLife. ... such joy, knowing that we are able to give kids ... it not been for the generosity of our patients." , ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... a famous dress manufacturer and retailer, has announced its ... items are brand new; they are made by experienced designers. ... new range of high quality prom gowns. A lot of ... made according to the latest trends. For years, the supplier ... company is handpicked by skilled tailors. , In the comments ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... York (PRWEB) December 24, 2014 ... ) that allege the blood thinner caused life-threatening ... outlined a leadership structure for the proceeding, Bernstein ... December 17th, the Court plans to select lawyers ... and also plans on appointing a Plaintiffs’ Steering ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:Announcing a new ProFire 5k plugin from Pixel Film Studios for Final Cut Pro X Professionals 2Health News:AlignLife of Wauwatosa Brings Joy to Less Fortunate Families 2Health News:Many Prom Dresses under 150 from Well-known Dress Manufacturer iFitDress.com 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Issues Coordination Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Court Overseeing Federal Xarelto Lawsuits Issues Coordination Order, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3
... Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and associated immunosuppression ... infections (IFIs). IFIs are a significant cause of morbidity ... epidemiology of IFIs have led to an increased frequency ... are linked to poor outcomes in patients. It is ...
... National Awareness Campaign to Combat Breast Cancer has ... Cancer Awareness month. The campaign is led by Princess Hessah bint ... and wife of the Custodian of the Two Holy ... Abdullah bin Abdulaziz. It officially launched on October 10. , ...
... - A study published in the October issue of ... tumor-suppressor protein p53, coupled with elimination of the DNA-maintenance ... a result, tissues deteriorate rapidly, which is generally fatal ... evidence for the use of inhibitors of ATR in ...
... to prevent fever at shot time could be counterproductive, researchers ... a vaccination is a normal and essential part of ... known in the U.S. as Tylenol -- after a shot ... some vaccines, transient fever means that a child,s immune system ...
... ... Meeting , ... (Vocus) October 16, 2009 -- An injured Iraqi citizen, a port wine stain patient, ... Patients of Courage: Triumph Over Adversity awards by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS) ...
... , News facts: , October, ... individuals with breast cancer, however the experiences of those living ... the disease, is rarely discussed., MBC, also known as ... cancer has spread beyond the breast to other parts of ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Invasive Fungal Infections in HSCT Recipients: Improving Outcomes Through Prevention and Treatment 2Health News:Loss of tumor-suppressor and DNA-maintenance proteins causes tissue demise 2Health News:Acetaminophen May Weaken Effectiveness of Kids' Vaccines 2Health News:Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Patients Honored for Giving Back 2Health News:Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Patients Honored for Giving Back 3Health News:Reconstructive Plastic Surgery Patients Honored for Giving Back 4Health News:Video: Cities and States Around the U.S. Recognize October 13 as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2Health News:Video: Cities and States Around the U.S. Recognize October 13 as Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day 3
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 23, 2014   Assurex Health, ... decision support to healthcare providers for behavioral health ... has secured $30 million in equity financing from ... C. Drosos , President and Chief Executive Officer. ... adoption and development of Assurex Health,s GeneSight ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... DUBLIN and RALEIGH, N.C. ... subsidiary of Endo International plc (NASDAQ: ENDP ... BDSI ) announced today that they have ... Buccal Film to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... the management of pain severe enough to require daily, ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 Research and Markets ... "US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market" report to ... This market insight focuses on the developments ... the United States . Reimbursement analysis and the ... analyses for more than 73 SMBG meters have been ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 2Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 3Assurex Health Secures $30 Million Financing Round to Continue Growth in Neuropsychiatric Pharmacogenomics 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 2Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 3Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 4Endo Pharmaceuticals and BioDelivery Sciences Announce NDA Submission for Buprenorphine HCl Buccal Film for the Management of Moderate to Severe Chronic Pain 5US Self-monitoring Blood Glucose Market 2
...   Syndax Pharmaceuticals, Inc ., a clinical-stage epigenetics oncology ... 2 clinical trials with entinostat in combination and as ... conferences.  San Antonio Breast Cancer ... randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, phase 2 study of exemestane with ...
...  Henry Schein, Inc., (NASDAQ: HSIC ), the ... office-based practitioners, announced today that Stanley Bergman, Chairman and ... the Company,s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, ... on December 6.  The conference is being held at ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Multiple Data Presentations on Syndax Pharmaceutical's Entinostat at Upcoming Scientific Conferences 2Multiple Data Presentations on Syndax Pharmaceutical's Entinostat at Upcoming Scientific Conferences 3Multiple Data Presentations on Syndax Pharmaceutical's Entinostat at Upcoming Scientific Conferences 4Multiple Data Presentations on Syndax Pharmaceutical's Entinostat at Upcoming Scientific Conferences 5Henry Schein to Present at the NASDAQ OMX 27th Investor Program 2
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
Medicine Products: