Medical Malpractice

Area Hospitals Warn Heart Surgery Patients of Infection Risk

UPDATE: On Tuesday, November 10th, Penn State Hershey Medical Center warned their open heart surgery patients that they could be at risk for the same infection. If you had open heart or bypass surgery at Wellspan York Hospital between October 2011 and July 2015, you may be one of the patients at risk of serious infection or death. Four patients are dead and at least 1,300…

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Hospital Negligence in York, PA Leads to Life-Threatening Infections and Four Deaths

In one of the most tragic medical malpractice cases in recent news, four patients are dead and at least 1,300 more are at risk of developing a deadly infection after undergoing open-heart surgeries at WellSpan York Hospital in York, PA. The infections were contracted from a blood heating and cooling device used during the procedure. In a statement from Dr. Hal Baker who is in…

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