Hospital rooms to undergo high heat decontamination to kill bedbugs; Fake doc groped female patients during physical exams;

> A report by Parkland Memorial Hospital's patient safety officer said that the hospital harms two patients a day in a significant way, the Dallas Morning News INVESTIGATES Blog reports. The report covered patients from October 2008 through December 2009. Article

> Security at Christiana Hospital in Newark, Del., has been ratcheted up after an alleged fake doctor entered female patients' rooms and then improperly touched and fondled them during physical exams, NBC reports. Article

> A 78-year-old Canadian woman died in the ER of St. Luc Hospital after waiting in pain for six hours, CTV reports. A triage nurse told her to wait. Article

> In a protest sparked by last month's murder of a hospital psychiatric technician, more than 100 Napa State Mental Hospital employees and supporters called for better worker safety outside the offices of California's Department of Mental Health, News 10 reports. Article

> Two Aurora Sinai Hospital rooms where ER patients who bore the symptoms of bedbugs were treated will undergo high heat decontamination, TMJ 4 reports. Bedbug sniffing dogs searched the Milwaukee hospital but found no trace of bedbugs. Article

And Finally... This is as close as some people get to eating their words. Article

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