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Medical Staff ignores beeps leading to over 500 deaths in Hospitals

CHICAGO (AP) — Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have “desensitized” hospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average, a hospital accrediting group said Monday. And these cases are probably vastly underreported, said the Joint Commission in an alert to hospitals […]