Deadly Infections at a South Carolina Hospital in 2014: Was A Heater-Cooler Device To Blame? Previously undisclosed data confirm a direct association between the infections and a contaminated heater-cooler device.

February 18, 2016 — A type of medical device recently linked to serious patient infections may have played a more significant role in a deadly hospital outbreak in South Carolina two years ago than health officials have acknowledged, according to new...

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At least 8 Patient Infections, 4 Patient Deaths Linked to a Mycobacterial Infection Following Surgery at Wellspan York Hospital Update: Now a 5th patient death has been linked to this outbreak.

November 5, 2015 — A hospital in Pennsylvania announced last week that it had begun notifying 1,300 patients of their potential exposure to a deadly bacteria. So far, the hospital has confirmed that 8 surgical patients were infected with the bacteria, 4 — now...

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Greenville Health System Settles a Lawsuit Claiming Negligence Caused a Patient’s Infection, Death

July 13, 2015 — South Carolina’s Greenville Health System has settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the family of a surgical patient who died in 2014 from an unusual infection contracted at Greenville Memorial Hospital, in Greenville (SC). According to a...

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