Posts Tagged 'amy reed'

Understanding the People Behind the Stories

Long time readers of this blog know that we go to fairly significant lengths to ensure that our posts are about the drugs, devices, and corporations that put patients at risk; not the victims themselves. Sure, at times, we’ve mentioned specific names when that information has been published for public knowledge. It is, after all, far easier to identify with a named person rather than an “unnamed plaintiff.”

However, in some cases, it is the people themselves that become larger than ...

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Morcellator Critics Subjected to Enhanced Security Measures Prior to Surgery

morcellator critics subjected to extra security at hospitalThis blog has been covering the story of Dr. Amy Reed and her husband, Dr. Hooman Noorchashm, since we started discussing power morcellators and the risks the devices pose to the public.

Drs. Reed and Noorchashm are both esteemed physicians. Dr. Reed is an anesthesiologist and Dr. Noorchashm is a cardiothoracic surgeon. They are also highly vocal critics of power morcellators, their manufacturers, and the hospitals that chose to ...

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Power Morcellator Manufacturers May Be Under Criminal Investigation

power morcellator manufacturers may be under criminal investigationWhen a medical device is thought to have contributed to the death or serious injury of a patient, the manufacturer of that device is required by federal law to report that event to government regulators. Now, there is strong evidence to suggest that the FBI is investigating the possibility of criminal wrongdoing by Johnson & Johnson, as well as other manufacturers of power morcellators, for their failure to do ...

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