35 Deaths Linked to Scope Infections After Olympus Told Execs Not to Warn Hospitals

35 Deaths Linked to Scope Infections After Olympus Told Execs Not to Warn Hospitals

Thirty-five people died in the United States after contracting infections from contaminated medical scopes made by Olympus Corp. in the years after a company official told American executives not to issue widespread warnings to U.S. hospitals "about potentially deadly infections from tainted medical scopes," a new report says.

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U.S. Charges Three People in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme

U.S. Charges Three People in $1 Billion Medicare Fraud Scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice unveiled its largest-ever criminal healthcare fraud case against individuals on Friday, charging the owner of Miami-based assisted living facilities and two others in a $1 billion scheme to swindle Medicare.

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