Tag Archives: Safety

After damaging Reuters report, J&J doubles down on talc safety message

NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Inc’s statement was unequivocal. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson “The FDA has tested Johnson’s talc since the ’70s. Every single time it did not contain asbestos,” the company said in a… Read More »

OIG raises concerns about safety in long-term care hospitals

Dive Brief: Roughly one in five Medicare patients in long-term care hospitals experienced adverse events, and another 25% experienced temporary harmful events, according to a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG). More than half (53%) of the adverse events patients suffered caused F level harm, meaning they prolonged the LTCH stay, became… Read More »