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USA: No Excuse for This

September 29, 2011


  USA: Earlier this week a story broke across the newswires about a gorgeous little boy – Aaron Pointer – who had an asthma attack last year in Matteson, Illinois, and died while being shuttled by ambulance from hospital to hospital over 11 agonizing hours. Read his story, but know that you will never forget his […]

OIG Report: Patient Dumping

June 3, 2011


  The Office of the Inspector General has been doing very good work lately releasing damning data about the care patients are receiving in this nation’s hospitals. Today they released settlements in cases of Patient Dumping which is immoral and illegal. The full report is here. Hospitals cited in this latest data release for 2010 are listed […]

Marion VA to Reopen

April 14, 2011


ILLINOIS: WSIL TV News reports that the Marion VA hospital is set to resume surgeries after an involuntary four year shutdown brought about by nine deaths due to substandard care. Our vets deserve better!