Medical errors kills 100,000 people every year and estimates that >1,000,000 people are harmed by medication mistakes. That is equivalent to a full size commercial airliner falling out of the sky and kills everyone aboard EVERY DAY. http://www.justice.org/resources/Medical_Negligence_Primer.pdf http://www.nytimes.com/2002/12/18/opinion/errors-that-kill-medical-patients.html Errors, those who make them and those who are harmed by them are kept quite by […]
Our health care system kills ~ 100,000 patients every year by medical mistakes -that’s over 10/hr -24hr/day – 7 days/wk and over 1,000,000 are harmed by medication mistakes. Yet we hear very little about all of this. A group of nurses go on strike and MAYBE one patient dies because of the action of one […]
Many lawsuits against pharmacies settled in silence 100,000 people are killed annually from medical errors and > 1,000,000 are harmed by medication errors http://abcnews.go.com/Business/story?id=4287776&page=1 10/01/2011 Walgreen buries another one of its customers along with the settlement email@example.com
Is the Texas Board of Pharmacy trying to “weed out” indy pharmacies? http://www.txmedicallicensinglaw.com/2011/09/articles/texas-board-of-pharmacy/texas-pharmacy-board-update-crackdown-on-houston-independent-pharmacies-continues/#comments Has anyone checked on the number of chain execs that are sitting on this board? What would possess a board to discriminate against a class of pharmacies/pharmacists?
Here are some figures: H1b Applications for the big three. First figure is for decade 2000-2010. Second figure is just for 2010. CVS- 5489 488 Rite-Aid- 4440 245 Walgreen-s 1649 27 Ever walk up to or call a Rx dept in one of the chain stores and the Pharmacist you are having difficulty in communicating.. […]
How about that for a headline for the daily newspaper… It is not drug overdoses It is not drunken drivers It is the number of people that MEDICAL MISTAKES kill EVERY YEAR…. around 100,000 every year Do these mistakes continue to happen because of over-tired, distracted and healthcare professionals being forced to multitask beyond what […]
We all know about distracted drivers, texting, cellphones and we are all aware of impaired drivers – medications, illegal drugs, alcohol, lack of sleep. The Pharmacist filling your prescription may be suffering from one or more of these conditions. Distracted – the typical Pharmacist has to oversee 3-4 or more technicians… having to keep a […]
Walgreens fires a Pharmacist for defending himself, after armed masked robber tried to shoot him. At first they praised the Pharmacist, then turned around and fired him. The above statement clearly states that they are more interested in APPREHENDING a robber after the fact than preventing a robbery in the first place. Like those that […]