New legislation would offer transparency, closure to families affected by errors in surgery

Legislation introduced in mid-January¬†would create a requirement for hospitals and surgical centers to offer patients the option to have their surgical procedures and discharge instructions videotaped. Under the bill, surgical facilities would be required to provide video equipment and recording services with audio and color video. Facilities would treat the taped procedures as confidential patient … Continue reading New legislation would offer transparency, closure to families affected by errors in surgery