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After Accident, Patient Crashes Into $700,000 Bill for Spine Surgery

Mark Gottlieb’s life changed in an instant when another driver crashed into his car, damaging four vertebrae in his upper spine and smashing six teeth. In the months following that January 2019 ...

Organ Transplant Patient Dies After Receiving Covid-Infected Lungs

This story also ran on NBC News. It can be republished for free. Doctors say a woman in Michigan contracted covid-19 and died last fall two months after receiving a tainted double-lung transplant from...

No Patient Left Behind: Black Men and Lung Cancer

This is a recording of the February 19th webinar, No Patient Left Behind: Black Men and Lung Cancer, hosted by the American Lung Association. Dr. David Tom Cooke and Dr. Khadijah Mitchell discuss lung...

Medicare Cuts Payment to 774 Hospitals Over Patient Complications

Use Our Content It can be republished for free. The federal government has penalized 774 hospitals for having the highest rates of patient infections or other potentially avoidable medical complicatio...