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Wrong Site Surgeries Really Happen

Editor’s note: Never Events such as wrong site surgeries happen even in the best of places and they happen over and over again.

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RI Hospital Fined $150,000 in Wrong-Site Surgery
Rhode Island’s largest hospital was fined $150,000 and ordered to take the extraordinary step of installing video cameras in all its operating rooms after it had its fifth wrong-site surgery since 2007.

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November 3, 2009 - Posted by | healthcare | , ,

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