What Happened at Vanderbilt and How It Impacts Health Care Providers
In an article published by the American Health Law Association Journal of Health and Life Sciences Law, Carol Michel and Catherine Moussa discuss the case of RaDonda Vaught, a nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center who was criminally prosecuted for her role in the death of a patient due to improperly administered medication. Nurse Vaught was found guilty of negligent homicide and gross neglect of an impaired adult for her many safety overrides and failure to properly follow protocols, resulting in a patient’s death. Michel and Moussa analyze the facts of the case and explore the potential impact on the healthcare workforce.
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