The Ohio Hospital Association is about halfway through a 124-hospital, statewide initiative to reduce sepsis mortality by 30% by the end of 2018. Data shows the initiative is working and the target is attainable.
The day after Bill Nutter was found dead in his bed at the Bedford VA Medical Center in 2016, a staff member from the Massachusetts hospital told his wife that his heart had stopped and there was nothing more they could have done.
A shortage of anesthesiologists at Denver's veterans hospital - despite salary offers reaching as high as $400,000 a year - has forced a delay in dozens of surgeries just months after the institution was tagged with some of the nation's worst waiting lists for care.
An explosive USA Today investigation into medical mistakes allegedly made under the watch of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs highlighted what the newspaper described as one particularly egregious case in Maine.