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Hixenbaugh M, Ornstein C. Houston Chronicle and Propublica.
This news investigation chronicles a series of incidents in a transplant program that resulted in patient harm. The systemic nature of the problems such as insufficient whistleblower protection, accountability, and follow-up on patient concerns culminated in a change of hospital leadership. A previous PSNet interview with Charles Ornstein discussed the role of media in raising awareness of patient safety issues.
McCarty JF. Plain Dealer. January 16, 2007:A1.
This article reports on an incident of a retained foreign object discovered years after a patient's death, as well as the subsequent lawsuit.