The article, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, gives a series of recommendations for how to improve transparency and accountability when doctors run...
Virginia Mason joins Swedish Health and the University of Washington with updated consent documents that inform surgical patients about the prospect of overlapping surgeries.
Some of Swedish Health’s top neurosurgeons have routinely run multiple operating rooms at the same time while keeping patients in the dark about the practice,...
Here are questions to ask and issues to think about when you face surgery.
The Medical Quality Assurance Commission said Dr. Johnny Delashaw had intimidated subordinates and put patient care at risk.
Virginia Mason Medical Center was found negligent after a man was left disfigured after complications in an abdominal-tumor surgery. The hospital may appeal.
Lawmakers have been moving forward with two bills that would address issues of nurse staffing levels, overtime and rest breaks.
In a message to the community, Dr. Rod Hochman writes: “You deserved better from us — and from me.”
Swedish CEO Guy Hudson wrote in a memo to staff members Wednesday that the U.S. Attorney’s Office is now among the agencies reviewing practices at...