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Surgical Burn Death of Elderly Woman Spawns Daughter’s Safety Website, Medical Reforms

The surgical burn death of an elderly woman inspired her daughter to create a website addressing the subject for other potential and actual victims and government and private sector policymakers to reform emergency room procedures. In December 2002, the deceased woman, Catherine Reuter, 74, who was in surgery for a tracheotomy, sustained second and third-degree […]

PharmPsych.Net To Debut To Provide Execs With Business Branding, Marketing Tools

www.pharmpsych.com Brentwood, Tennessee Press Release Contact: Vladimire Herard Phone: 800.595.1106 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 7, 2014 BRENTWOOD, TENN., PharmPsych.Net, an online repository of brand-building and marketing tools, plans to launch this year to serve business members of the PharmPsych network. With its upcoming debut, the website will inform pharmacists, medical professionals — especially those with […]

BlackSpeaks.com Offers Business Directory Listing For Guest Columnists, Professionals

www.pharmpsych.com Brentwood, Tennessee Press Release Contact: Vladimire Herard Phone: 800.595.1106 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 7, 2014 BRENTWOOD, TENN., BlackSpeaks.com, an online consumer niche magazine and perspectives on topics germane to minority communities, is offering business directory listings for visitors who choose to serve as guest columnists in their areas of expertise. The website is part […]

PharmPsych.com Salutes Pharmacists, Aides For American Pharmacists Month Of October

www.pharmpsych.com Brentwood, Tennessee Press Release Contact: Vladimire Herard Phone: 800.595.1106 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 7, 2014 BRENTWOOD, TENN., Hats off to pharmacists and pharmacy technicians everywhere! PharmPsych.com commemorates American Pharmacists Month in October. As a medical communications company and network that promotes pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and pharmacy school students and community health in general, PharmPsych.com […]

Near-Fatal Adrenalin Treatment Case Shows Danger Of Drug Misuse, Importance of Safety

A medical malpractice case of a middle-aged woman hospitalized for a nearly-deadly allergic reaction to seafood and being administered the correct treatment in the wrong manner bolsters federal government efforts to promote proper prescription drug use and disposal with the kickoff of American Pharmacists Month and such public sector and nonprofit campaigns as the National […]

Federal Agencies Host National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day To Rid Communities of Harmful Drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration is hosting the ninth National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, Sept 27 at over 5,200 sites across the United States. The free event is meant to encourage individuals to bring their expired or unneeded prescriptions and such other medical supplies as patches to the sites , from 10 a.m. to 2 […]

American Pharmacists Month Kicks Off With Multimedia Materials, Patient Outreach

Oct. 1, 2014 kicks off American Pharmacists Month and PharmPsych.com, as a medical communications company and network that promotes the work, life and study of pharmacists, other medical professionals, ancillary healthcare staff, community health and the public, commemorates the month of October by recognizing its audience, namely the individuals who support the fields of pharmacy […]

Policy Changes Tied To Wrongful Foot Amputation Involve Families, Timeouts, Data, Patient-Doctor Visits

The wrongful foot amputation of a Florida diabetic in 1995 who died six years later has led to a series of hospital and medical policy reforms that include advice for patients to assert their rights and ask questions, the presence of families in surgery rooms, timeouts for doctors to ensure surgery scheduling accuracy, the guarantee […]

Case of Abandoned Surgical Object In Man’s Chest A Cautionary Tale

The medical malpractice case of a sharp surgical tool left in the chest of an elderly Pennsylvania man serves as a teachable moment for hospitals, medical facilities and surgical teams around the country about being attentive and careful at every step of a major procedure to avoid such mishaps. In February 2008, Daryoush Mazarei, then […]

Removal of Veteran’s Wrong Testicle Raises Questions About Patient Consent, Surgical Marks, Processes

The removal of the wrong testicle from an Air Force veteran and failure to rectify the mistake prompts a conversation among the medical community about what constitutes acceptable standards of obtaining a patient’s consent for surgery, marking the correct site of the right operation, double-checking all the details and serving the right patient. In June […]