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Oasis Wellness Empowerment Series #2: Disempowering Patients through Fear, Coercion, and Force

Please note that we will be phasing out this blog page. But don’t despair! You can all of our blogs over on our Oasis Wellness website, w… 1,116 more words


Surgeon Metrakos pleads guilty for poorly assessing patient who died

On day six of his disciplinary hearing, Montreal surgeon Panagiotis Peter Metrakos quietly pleaded guilty.

Metrakos unexpectedly reversed his position on the charges against him in the investigation into the death of an elderly patient. 950 more words

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Failure to Recognise, Respond to or Escalate Clinical Deterioration; A High Clinical Risk

“For the fifth straight year, an analysis of errors in the nation’s hospitals found that the most reported patient safety risk is a little-known but always-fatal problem called “failure to rescue.”” This was stated in 2008. 586 more words

Global Health Care -- an edX course

So you think your health system is bad?  There are countries where doctors and nurses leave due to the risk of death (their own), countries where health care workers can’t make enough money to… 575 more words

Medical Errors


Patients Rockin’ The Boat! Alicia Cole’s video from the Consumers Union Summit:

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Patient Safety Consultant Alicia Cole is a Survivor of multiple Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs).