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Chicago Tribune
How a medical device maker kept U.S. hospitals in the dark about deadly infectionson this important issue was unethical, irresponsible and dangerous,” said Dr. A
How a medical device maker kept U.S. hospitals in the dark about deadly infections
Chicago Tribune / Posted 16 hours ago
on this important issue was unethical, irresponsible and dangerous,” said Dr. Andrew Ross, chief of gastroenterology at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, where 18 patients sickened by tainted scopes died and 21 more were infected.“... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Feds, state investigate Virginia Mason after accreditation troubleFederal and state officials are investigating potential health and safety viola
Feds, state investigate Virginia Mason after accreditation trouble
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
Federal and state officials are investigating potential health and safety violations at Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center after the hospital was denied full accreditation by the Joint Commission during an unannounced visit in May. The Centers... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Virginia Mason is denied full accreditation after lapsesSeattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center has been denied full accreditation by t
Virginia Mason is denied full accreditation after lapses
The Seattle Times / Posted 6 days ago
Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center has been denied full accreditation by the Joint Commission after the hospital failed to meet nearly 30 standards during a surprise review in May. The unannounced visit by the nonprofit group that inspects... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Seattle hospital warns dialysis patients of hepatitis B risk after screening errorSEATTLE — Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center warned dialysis patients Frid
Seattle hospital warns dialysis patients of hepatitis B risk after screening error
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE — Seattle’s Virginia Mason Medical Center warned dialysis patients Friday of a “very low” risk of hepatitis B after “a lapse” in screening and isolation procedures at the hospital. Public Health-Seattle & King County said it had conducted an... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Virginia Mason contacting 650 patients possibly exposed to hepatitis BSEATTLE – Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle says it has begun contacting
Virginia Mason contacting 650 patients possibly exposed to hepatitis B
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE – Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle says it has begun contacting nearly 650 patients treated in the dialysis unit over the last five years because of inconsistent screenings for hepatitis B. The concern dates back to February 2011.... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Virginia Mason says dialysis patient had Hepatitis BSEATTLE – Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle says it has begun contacting
Virginia Mason says dialysis patient had Hepatitis B
KING5 Seattle / Posted 10 days ago
SEATTLE – Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle says it has begun contacting nearly 650 patients treated in the dialysis unit over the last five years because they may have been near another dialysis patient who had hepatitis B. The concern dates... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Tragic death drives quest for patient safety at Seattle hospitalto tell you about one health care system’s ongoing effort to prevent errors and
Tragic death drives quest for patient safety at Seattle hospital
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
to tell you about one health care system’s ongoing effort to prevent errors and improve its operation overall. In 2002, Virginia Mason Medical Center (VMMC) adopted the Toyota Production System, which is known for dramatically reducing errors... Read more
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MedCity News
Google continues to struggle in healthcareJournal Gene-editing company Applied StemCell has raised a $19 million Series
Google continues to struggle in healthcare
MedCity News / Posted 20 days ago
Journal Gene-editing company Applied StemCell has raised a $19 million Series D round of investment. — Business Wire Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle has picked its first female president, former CIO and CFO Suzanne Anderson. — Puget... Read more

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