Beth Israel Medical Center
Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.
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Jamaal Coleson Jr., who would have turned 2 next month, died on Tuesday, hours after undergoing the medical procedure at Beth Israel Medical Center.
In some parts of the city, 1 in 3 expectant mothers are considered obese and Dr. Adam Buckley, an OB/GYN and patient safety expert at Beth Israel Medical Center, calls it a “significant problem.”