The communication between providers are lacking when it comes to this patient as the patient as in the hospital for over 50 days with every specialty consulting on her case. There is no indication that the providers formed, or carried out, a treatment plan. This
D- Met with the patient as he arrived to the clinic. The patient was upset about his dose decrease of 4mgs due to his AWOLs. This writer discussed with the patient about the clinic's policy of daily dosing. Furthermore, this writer addressed with the patient about his benzo positive result since December of 2016; however, there is no prescription on file. The patient self-admits of the illicit use of klonopin-0.5mgs once a week. He's provided with such medication by his sister as the patient complained about pain and the difficulties of sleeping. This writer discussed with the patient about treamtent violation as the use of medication that aren't prescribed to the patient and the potential harm it could have had. This writer rendered a Step 1 treatment violation and included the patient's AWOLs. Furthermore, the patient signed an ROI for his home care provider as the patient is receiving in-home assistance with daily routine, OT, and PT. However, due to the alarming concerns of the patient medical condition as there has been reports from the home care agency and the patient himself of falling and the patient refusal to seek medical attention to the ER. The patient decline the notion of seeking a high level of care, such as a skilled nursing facility due to the fear of dying in such home and his sanity.
Something obviously went wrong and is being investigated. A woman in her early 40's came in for a minor day surgery. The surgery went well, but the doctor had to leave early and hands the patient to the care of the highest administrative on duty, being a charge nurse and emergency care doctor. The patient needed an extra surgical procedure on the parathyroid as well as a thyroid because of unforeseen tumors. Clear instructions were left by the doctor to reanalyze blood before the patient was to discharge to check for the calcium. If the calcium was not steadily rising, then the patient was not to be discharged but kept in-patient until he could see the patient the next day. The charge nurse busy with over 60 other patients asked the nurse to order the labs. Though ordered, labs were not administered. When the emergency care doctor came to discharge the patient he assumed the last lab given results for were accurate and steadily rising because they were done the same day and approved the patient's release. The charge nurse overwhelmed with work and exhausted and without lunch, signed for the patient's release and did not ask the nurse to verify the latest labs. As a result, the patient was
Met with the patient upon request as the patient approached this writer in the lobby area. This writer agreed to meet with the patient to address his concerns. According to the patient, he was in a MVA on 4/27/2017 on the highway leaving Vernon, CT. The patient was unable to dose on the weekend due to failure to report the MVA and not having the hospitalization report from Hartford Hospital (discharge summary). This writer explained to the patient about the clinics protocol as this was discuss during his Orientation II with this writer as this writer remember mentioning it during the group session about any visits to the ER and/or any hospitalization, patient are responsible for producing the discharge summary to medical.
The receptionist was on the phone for quite a long time before she could reach out to Ms. Patient. In the end, the receptionist just took Ms. Patient’s insurance without any clarification and made her wait for a while. Additionally, she was unable to focus on Ms. Patient and got distracted when another patient asked for indications. The receptionist clearly indicated unprofessionalism when she was unable to provide adequate information for the patient when she was disoriented. Also, the receptionist did not have any manners when she failed to excuse herself when another patient wanted to speak with her. Ms. Patient stated that she felt extremely vulnerable and lost when no one was able to help her understand what was going on. Therefore, the healthcare team in this case was unsuccessful in providing a caring and helpful environment for the
On April 6, 2016 at approximately 1:30pm, a civil case of medical malpractice of Aubreigh Michelle Washington, the plaintiff who was represented by her mother, against DCH Health Care Authority, the defendant, was presided by Judge Almond. The plaintiff’s attorney began the session by introducing a deposition testimony from Aubreigh’s doctor from the DCH Health Care. In the testimony, the attorney had questioned the doctor about the how long he has been Aubriegh’s doctor and her medical conditions. The Health Care staff had apparently perform a medical practice without Aubreigh’s mother consent, breaching their duty of care. The plaintiff’s deposition testimony of the defendant conveyed to the jury that the doctor had perform unknowingly on
Mrs. Smith who suffers from systemic scleroderma, “an autoimmune disorder that affects the skin and internal organs and occurs when the immune system malfunctions and attacks the body's own tissues and organs. Smith was scheduled an appointment for March 27 and was asked to have her records faxed to her specialist Dr. Mean, but two days before her appointment she called to confirm and was told she missed her appointment on March 23 and it wasn’t on March 27. Smith try to beg and plead to schedule her as soon as possible, because her symptoms had gotten sever, but the scheduler told her that she would have to wait another month the next appointment.
Second, no communication between the, family, patient and medical team and that goals of care were not reviewed while Mrs. Sara was still able to talk and communicate, and the family never now the severity of Mrs. Sara condition. This led to clumsy care that compromised Mrs. Sara quality of life and her autonomy when decisions required to be made. Mrs. Sara didn't receive her physical, psychosocial, and spiritual
CCIB Intake received a call from reporting party Kathy Hillard 10303 Annie Lane, Santee, CA 92071 (619) 971-8348. Kathy's friend called in the initial complaint on her behalf therefore Kathy is the Co-complainant for complaint #08-SC-20161214111557. The information provided in the initial complaint was provided by this reporting party (RP) who reiterates the same details regarding the Scabies outbreak, failing to report the scabies outbreak, the unkempt facility (dirty carpet, warn out furniture, dirty wall and floor etc.). There is one detail the reporting part would like to add. On 12/7 or 12/8 a nurse examined her mother, resident Jeanette Kincaid and notified the physician. Subsequently the physician prescribed an antibiotic without examining
The two of the six rights of medication administration that were violated where the right medication, the right dosage, and the right client. The nurse failed to read the medication order three times before administering the medication, failed to scan for the right count of the medication, and as well failed to match the patient ID with the scanned