Summerlin Hospital Medical Center is being sued by a group of employees, former patients and visitors who say they were exposed to tuberculosis earlier this year.
Dangerous drugs left in the offices of the KE Medical Group that abruptly closed earlier this month — leaving hundreds of patients without health care — have been confiscated by state authorities, according to Doug Cooper, executive director of the Nevada State Medical Board.
Facing a new judge, Health Plan of Nevada on Tuesday lost its attempt to dismiss a lawsuit brought by two former clients who say they contracted hepatitis C infections after treatment by former doctor Dipak Desai.
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center and its director of pharmacy, Wilson Chu, purchased a contaminated cardiac drug from an unaccredited compounding pharmacy that ultimately led to the 2012 deaths of two Las Vegas children, two lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court allege.
It’s time for some tire-kicking, and that means you’ll need to look out for lemons.
Sunrise Hospital and Medical Center is one of 55 hospitals in 21 states that have agreed to pay the federal government a total of more than $34 million to settle allegations that the health care facilities submitted false claims to Medicare for a back procedure, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
The foreman of the jury that convicted Dr. Dipak Desai and nurse anesthetist Ronald Lakeman in the hepatitis C outbreak says he hopes the medical community learns a big lesson from the verdict.
When Alex Pomar arrived at a lab in 2008 to get tested for hepatitis C and HIV, he saw people just as scared as he was.
A lawsuit over allegations of patient dumping at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas drew in the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada because it’s “a major civil rights issue.”
James F. Brown hopes the civil rights class action lawsuit filed late Tuesday afternoon over allegations of patient dumping by Nevada’s Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas will serve as a lesson — a lesson for Nevada and other states not to improperly discharge mentally ill patients.