Walgreens sued for firing diabetic clerk who snacked on job

So you think that your loyalty to your corporate employer will be rewarded? Apparently an employee’s health condition is always to take second place to the company’s policy & procedures. http://www.ktvu.com/news/29135498/detail.html Of course, earlier this year Walgreens fired a Pharmacist for fending off a armed robber http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/breaking/chi-walgreens-fires-pharmacists-who-stopped-robbery-with-handgun-20110908,0,3266165.story But don’t look at the above link…because it […]

State of Missouri Board of Pharmacy investigated only 74 mis-fills last year

According to information released in a lawsuit against Walgreens in the St Louis area. The Missouri State Board of Pharmacy only had 74 investigation regarding mis-filled prescriptions in 2010. With a estimated 100,000 deaths from medical mistakes and another 1.5 million people harmed by medication errors. Missouri has a population of 6 million or about […]

RPH’s written up for doing what a professional Pharmacist is suppose to do

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. Click to access 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 […]

Bay Area Nurses go on strike – one death claimed to be related to substitute nurse

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 […]

Chain stores “buy silence” from patients that are given wrong drugs and harmed

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 suzie.schottelkotte@theledger.com

275 people killed every day for the last year

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 […]

Here is how Walgreen “protects” their employees & customers

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 […]

Pregnant Woman Gets Abortion Drug Instead of Antibiotic

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/pregnant-colorado-woman-abortion-drug-antibiotic/comments?type=story&id=12865651 If you read this in detail… it boils down to the person being given the meds for someone with a similar name… not mis-filled …but wrong bag on will call was given to her… she noticed that name on label was not hers and took one tablet… Methotrexate is normally dosed as multiple tabs […]

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