Source: NPR https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2022/05/13/1098867553/nurse-sentenced-probation This is a tough one. Did she make a grave mistake? Yes. Did she do it intentionally? No. Did she take accountability immediately? Yes. Did the hospital defend their employee? No. Did they fail to report the accident on Murphey's death certificate? Yes. They paid the family out of court and attached a gag order.
There are no winners here. The Murphey's lost thei
We are on a fast-moving train on a collision course. Our society is in need of a healthy and robust healthcare workforce, but we are witnessing an aging profession, obsolete paradigms, an inability to afford, train, and educate the workforce, increasing regulatory requirements, and an aging population. 👇🏼 All of this is happening in the midst of a strained healthcare system brought on by COVID-19. Hospitals have responded by cutting pay, furloughing, laying off workers, inc
Nonmaleficence is the obligation of a physician not to harm the patient. This should scare you. Over the weekend, I saw some disturbing headlines in which, physicians, hospitals, and political pundits, are considering and giving their opinions on whether they will or can deny care to the unvaccinated who contract Covid-19. If you don't believe me, google it. Attached are two examples, but there are many. We don't owe the unvaccinated priority on hospital care https://www.g
She said, “Don't call the doctor, I want to fall asleep peacefully, with your hand in mine.” He told her about the past, how they met, their first kiss. they didn't cry, they smiled. They didn't regret anything, they were grateful. Then she repeated softly, 'I love you forever!' He returned her words, gave her a soft kiss on the forehead. She closed her eyes and fell asleep peacefully with her hand in his. Love is what matters because man comes into this world with nothing ot