Summary: Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work

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Jamie Schnittker Business Ethics Hospital Chain Inquiry Cited Unnecessary Cardiac Work This article is about a nurse who finds out that a surgeon at her hospital who is performing unnecessary heart surgeries on some of his patience. This worried her because it put the patients in necessary danger so she alerted the authorities. After an investigation it was found that this was being down at a whole chain of hospitals. Even after being convicted HCA a was found to not be doing their job to alert the families and medicare of the compensation they owe them. The HCA tried to fraud Medicare and patients to up their costs and make more money. I think it is a terrible that these people would put patience in the danger of surgery just to make an extra buck. Hospitals should make sure to do a good job making sure that patients are in need of these surgeries before they are performed. Taking Double Cut, Surgeons Implant Their own Devices…show more content…
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