Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Writers

Kathleen McGrory

Kathleen McGrory

Kathleen McGrory is a health and medicine reporter at the Tampa Bay Times. Before joining the newspaper in 2015, she spent seven years as a metro reporter for the Miami Herald and two years as a government reporter in the Tampa Bay Times/Miami Herald Tallahassee Bureau. She speaks Spanish and holds degrees from Hamilton College in Clinton, N.Y., and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.



Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. [JIM DAMASKE |Times]

All Children’s CEO: Not telling parents about needle left behind was “complete failure”

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital halted most pediatric heart surgeries last year, the hospital’s top administrator said Tuesday, providing new details about its response to problems within its Heart Institute.The only...
Updated: 3 months ago
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. [JIM DAMASKE |Times]

All Children’s Hospital now under federal review

The federal government has opened an investigation of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, days after a state agency cited the hospital for not reporting two serious medical errors.The federal review, by the Centers for Medicare...
Updated: 3 months ago

All Children’s Hospital now under federal review

The federal government has opened an investigation of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, days after a state agency cited the hospital for not reporting two serious medical errors.The federal review, by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...
Updated: 3 months ago
Amara Le holds hospital bracelets from her daughter Katelynn Whipple’s many procedures. After surgery at All Children’s, a needle was left in Katelynn’s heart, medical records show. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]

All Children’s never told state about needle left in baby

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital broke Florida law by failing to tell regulators about two serious medical errors, according to a state report.The report, released Tuesday by the Agency for Health Care Administration,...
Updated: 3 months ago
MONICA HERNDON   |   Times
Katelynn Whipple, 18 months old, lays on the floor at her home on January 3, 2018 in Ocala, Fla.  Katelynn has a congenital heart condition and had open-heart surgery at John's Hopkins All Children's Hospital shortly after birth. The surgical team left a needle in the baby's aorta that had to be removed in a subsequent surgery at another hospital.

All Children’s never told state about needle left in baby

Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital broke Florida law by failing to tell regulators about two serious medical errors, according to a state report.The report, released Tuesday by the Agency for Health Care Administration, contradicts...
Updated: 3 months ago
Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital. [JIM DAMASKE |Times]

State investigating problems at All Children’s Heart Institute

State regulators are investigating problems at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Heart Institute that were made public
Updated: 4 months ago
Katelynn Whipple lays on the floor at her home. [MONICA HERNDON | Times]

A baby left All Children’s with a needle in her heart

Amara Le thought her newborn daughter’s surgery had gone well.So it came as a shock when, at a followup appointment, a doctor alerted her to a serious complication: The baby had been released from Johns Hopkins All Children’s...
Updated: 4 months ago
Advances in diaper technology have come at a cost. New research shows one in three families in the United States struggles with the expense.

One in three families can’t afford diapers. Why are they so expensive?

One afternoon in November, 500 scientists, engineers and executives gathered at a luxury hotel in Austin to imagine the future of baby diapers.
Updated: 5 months ago
Hundreds of students and community activists marched down North Boulevard to address the inaction of lawmakers when it comes to gun violence, on February 23, 2018 in Tampa, Fla. The group marched from Blake High School to Curtis Hixon park. The protest was held in the wake of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, in Parkland, Fla. that killed 17 people. [MONICA HERNDON   |   Times]

‘I’ll kill you’: Threats and violence from the school workers who may soon carry guns

Florida lawmakers are voting today on whether to let some school employees carry guns on campus.The current proposal would let school districts arm any employee who isn’t solely a full-time teacher.
Updated: 6 months ago