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“America’s healthcare system is in great need of repair. America needs this important work from Dr. Sanjaya Kumar.”

~ David B. Nash, MD, MBA; Professor of Health Policy and Chairman of the Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


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Recent Public Appearances by Sanjaya Kumar, MD

Sept 12th 
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Sept 14th
21001 N. Tatum Blvd #42 Phoenix AZ Barnes and Nobles 4pm
Sept 20th
160 Orland Park Place, Orland Park IL 60462 Barnes and Nobles 12-3pm
Sept 27th
3401 Dale Modesto CA 95356 Borders 2- 4pm


8/18/08 - Fatal Care contributor, Karin Berntsen, appears on CW TV's San Diego Living on August 14, 2008

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1/11/09 - Health and Human Services Announces 5-Year Plan for Infection Prevention
www.healthnews.com
"The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has issued a statement setting up a five-year plan to prevent infections caused by the health care industry. Most of these infections can be avoided by implementing better procedures for in-care hospital treatment and surgical practices.”
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1/2/09 - Medication Error Rates High for Cancer Patients
www.modernmedicine.com.com
"FRIDAY, Jan. 2 (HealthDay News) -- Among cancer patients, about 8 percent of outpatient visits are associated with a medication error, most often administration errors due to a lack of communication, according to a report published online Dec. 29 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.”
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11/25/08 - Few Doctors Sign Off on Online Prescribing
www.washingtonpost.com
"Samuel Benesh, an internist who practices in Owings Mills, Md., tossed his prescription pad nearly three years ago, and he hasn't missed it since.

Patients still get their medications, but now there are no more lost slips of paper or long waits in line at the pharmacy. They don't even need to phone in for refills. It all happens electronically -- or magically, as one of Benesh's patients put it. ”
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