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The Joint Commission is urging hospitals to do more to prevent surgical instruments from being left inside a patient. (Getty Images)

Report: Too Many Surgical Implements Are Left Behind In Patients

The Joint Commission is urging surgeons and hospitals to cut down on the number of medical objects accidentally left in patients.

10/19/2013

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Hospital Worker Charged With Stealing Patients’ Identities

Ashley Drummond accused of stealing info from patient charts, applying for credit cards.

07/23/2012

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Patient Walks Away From Embattled Belleville Care Home

Joseph Childs was found safe at a local truck stop.

03/06/2012