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Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

Physician’s lawsuit says Sharp Grossmont endangered patients, reinstalled secret video cameras

A former Sharp Grossmont physician has sued the hospital saying its officials harassed him and forced him to resign after he criticized dozens of practices he claims endangered mothers and newborns. In his 48-page complaint filed in San Diego Superior Court, Grossmont’s former chief of anesthesiology Dr. Patrick Sullivan also alleges that Sharp administrators in January 2016 reinstalled secret video ... Read More »

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp hospital apologizes for privacy breach as video sting provokes backlash

Sharp Grossmont Hospital has apologized for releasing 14 video clips that included women undergoing obstetric surgery, an error it said constituted a breach of their medical privacy and has led to state and federal agency notification. “We are very sorry that this error occurred and that the privacy of these patients was breached,” the Sharp Grossmont statement said. The hospital ... Read More »

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