A memorial to medical malpractice

My mother received her new set of dentures Tuesday — Not a major news event for an 87-year-old woman but the arrival of her new choppers comes almost four months to the day after Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital lost her previous dentures as the final blow to a week of monumental medical malpractice. She fell […]

Carilion, we have a problem

From the time my mother’s housekeeper found her unconscious on the floor of her home, a team of medical professionals moved quickly to save her life. The Floyd County Rescue Squad responded swiftly and stabilized her. They were concerned about an erratic heartbeat and sky-high blood pressure and got her to the Carilion New River […]