(Source – Kaiser Health News)
A Senate investigation recently found that 16 hospitals around the U.S. failed to file mandatory paperwork with the federal government after patients at their hospitals became infected or died from the use of tainted medical scopes.
Kaiser Health News is a nonprofit national health policy news service that is part of the nonpartisan Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation.KHN’s Chad Terhune, who reported on the story for the Los Angeles Times, was interviewed on KCRW’s Press Play With Madeleine Brand show about the investigation and steps the scope maker is taking to stop the infections. Read more…
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