Sparrow Hospital Infections Problem

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Sparrow Hospital Infections Problem

By David Mittleman

A nurse anesthetist named Jonnie Vanderhoef filed a complaint with the state of Michigan, claiming that Dr. Raymond Phillip Allard, an orthopedic surgeon who works for Sparrow Health System and Sparrow Carson Hospital, has a complete disregard for patient safety and an exceedingly high infection rate. Specifically, Vanderhoef claims that Dr. Allard’s medical practices have resulted in at least 18 infections related to surgeries he performed, including severe, chronic wound infections that have occurred in several of his total knee arthroplasty (TKA) patients. Vanderhoef further claims that Dr. Allard had been demonstrating an increasing number of …read more

2018-02-15T16:27:00+00:00Blog|