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Nurse Fired While Advocating For Patient Safety On CVICU

Nurse Julie Griffin Photo by Munoz Photography Bob Aller   August 4, 2019 Nurse Julie Griffin worked as an RN at the Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, Florida (Miami metro area). Repeatedly, Ms. Griffin registered criticism with hospital administrators over the practice of no continuous monitoring as well as inadequate nurse staffing on her cardiovascular ICU. …

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Medical Executive Committee Issues Vote Of No Confidence

Tennessee Doctors Revolt  Reporter: Maxine Magtoto The Medical Executive Committee members at Tennessee’s Erlanger Health System (7 hospitals), were concerned about issues of patient safety. They took a unanimous vote of no-confidence against three hospital executives, according to a June 23, 2019 report in the Chattanooga Times Free Press In a May 9, 2019 letter …

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Vanderbilt’s Role In The Death Of A Patient

It’s been widely reported that Nurse Ra Donda Vaught is facing criminal charges of reckless homicide and impaired adult abuse. The charges stemmed from a series of inadvertent medication errors Nurse Vaught made at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). The Nashville District Attorney has assigned full blame to her for the death of Charlene Murphey. …

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